some / a pair of When talking about "shoes , trousers and other plural nouns referred to clothing, is it correct to say I usually wear some formal shoes / a pair of shoes / shoes when I go out i mean ; Is "some " ok here ? or does it refer to more than a pair? thanks
Jun 30, 2015 9:18 PM
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I would say "I usually wear shoes when I go out". I would say "I usually wear formal shoes when I go out" if I wanted to specify that they are formal shoes, and not any other footwear. People wouldn't often say 'I usually wear a pair of shoes when I go out' as it may suggest that sometimes it's not a pair that are worn, but only one shoe.
June 30, 2015
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