with a cloak?

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If someone is wearing a cloak, is it that we should say 'with a cloak'?

Can we say 'in a cloak'?

Please kindly advise. Thanks!
  • velisarius

    Senior Member
    British English (Sussex)
    Please give us a complete sentence, chiukingyu. We need to know how you are thinking of using the phrase. Thank you.


    Senior Member
    British English (Sussex)
    I assumed you meant "the man wearing the cloak".

    The man in the cloak is Mr Smith.
    He's wearing it.

    If you use "with" the cloak, it can also mean that he's just holding it, or taking it somewhere. It depends on your context.
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