Tailor-made clothes (B2)
Spanish writing exercise

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Miguel goes to a tailor in order to get a perfect suit. In this exercise you'll practise relative clauses with the subjunctive, how to say "to have something done", subordinate purpose clauses, the difference between "olvidar" vs. "olvidarse" and the position of adjectives.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "suit (clothing: jacket and trousers)", "to fit", "appropriate", "breathable (material: porous)"

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I can't take it anymore! I can't find a suit that I like and fits me well. All the ones I've tried on are uncomfortable, either too long or too short. Next week I will go to a tailor so that he makes me a made-to-measure one. I will ask him to take my measurements and between the two of us we'll choose the most appropriate fabric. I would prefer a 100% cotton fabric since it feels nice and let's not forget that this fabric is breathable. Later, he will start to make the suit and, when it's ready for the first fitting, I will return so that he makes some adjustments. It will be the most elegant and comfortable suit in the world!

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