A: So, you said you were going to tell me about your weekend last week.
B: Well, I didn’t catch the LGBT Pride march, but I did see a lot of people walking around town dolled up to the nines.
A: I think some of them must have been going to the Pride parade.
Photo: Paul Cooper, Taipei Times 照片：台北時報古德謙
B: Some, but not all. It was Oct. 31, remember: Halloween. I saw a few kids walking around in witch’s get up, and mothers pushing zombies and gremlins around in baby strollers.
A: Come to think of it, I also saw a couple of what I assumed were cosplayers. They weren’t wearing scary make-up, they were clad as comic book or fantasy characters.
（Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱譯）
“Clad as comic book characters”
“Clad” is the past participle of “clothe.” For people, “clad as” means “dressed as”; for objects, it means “covered in” or “coated with.”
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