I want say a sentence like: I was having a bath with my glasses wore/wearing

I've definitely come cross similar structure like this, with my stuff + past simple(or perhaps past participle). Hopefully I've articulated my thought clearly enough.

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  • You say you have definitely come across similar structures. I can't think of any with the past simple following the noun in a with prepositional phrase. But a past or present participle is possible. In that case, however, the participles will modify the noun they follow, not (as in your case) the subject of the sentence. For example, I was having a bath with my glasses perched on my head or I was having a bath with my glasses steaming up the whole time. – Shoe Apr 21 at 9:06
  • @Shoe hh apparently something went wrong with my memory, thanks for you examples. – Angyang Apr 21 at 9:52

The sentence can be simplified to

I was having a bath with my glasses on.

Or rearranged as

I was having a bath while wearing my glasses.

  • They're good examples and remind me of some other things, can I also ask you how do you say, like, those people are riding a motorbike with noisy music playing on, or perhaps along? Is this sentence acceptable? – Angyang Apr 21 at 9:55
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    That's a different question, and this sentence should be "...with noisy music playing." – Weather Vane Apr 21 at 9:57
  • In this case there's no preposition is needed? – Angyang Apr 21 at 10:08
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    @Angyang With is a preposition. – Jason Bassford Apr 21 at 15:18

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