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If your intention to enumerate the reasons is implicitly clear, there is no requirement to do so explicitly. Indeed, by writing “firstly”, your second paragraph is clearly declaring your intention to enumerate. Be careful, however, that there isn't too much text between the first and the last reason, or the reader won't know when you have finished the list. ...


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You would "receive recognition" for something significant that you did, or something you did better than others. A recognition is close to an award. Lexico says 2.1 Appreciation or acclaim for an achievement, service, or ability. his work was slow to gain recognition she received the award in recognition of her human rights work So I think it is ...


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You could ask specific questions: Are you wearing a coat? Did you dress warmly? Or you could ask them for information: What are you wearing? A common, informal way to ask if they are dressed warmly is: Are you bundled up?


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Of your examples, the one that would most likely be used is: Did you wear warm clothes? You'll often hear this said a lot more casually: Have you got warm clothes on? Did you have warm clothes on? You'll also often hear reference to a specific garment: Did you have a warm coat on?


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