What is the difference between these three verbs? As far as I can understand, they all mean to dress.
Just slightly different meanings
Mettre = To put on
Porter = to wear
Habiller = to dress someone
S'habiller = to dress
They will be used differently -
Aujourdhui il fait très froid, je mets mon gros manteau d' hiver = Today it's very cold, I am putting on my big winter coat
If you describe someone you will say -
Elle porte une jupe, un pull et des bottes en cuir = She's wearing a skirt, a sweater, and leather boots
You are more likely to use the 's'habiller' for, to dress -
Ma mère s'habille toujours de manière élégante = My mother always dresses elegantly
Hope this helps!
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