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The man took his wife with him.
The man took his woman with him.

In English, these two words are carefully distinguished: wife is the woman in a marriage. Both husbands and wives can be referred to as partners.

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Telling lies is a very bad custom.
Telling lies is a very bad habit.
The Chinese have strange habits.
The Chinese have strange customs.

A habit belongs to the individual, but a custom belongs to a society or country

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My elder brother has a new dress.
My elder brother has a new suit.

Only girls and women wear dresses; anyone can wear suits (a jacket with trousers or a skirt). Clothes is a general word: John (or Mary) is wearing new clothes.

We say a man in full evening dress, or morning dress for traditional, formal clothes.

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The strong air blew her hat away.
The strong wind blew her hat away.

Air is what we breathe, and wind is what makes the leaves of the trees move.

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I have a poetry to learn by heart.
I have a poem to learn by heart.

Poetry is the form of literature dealing with poems. A poem is one piece of poetry.

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