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i know "se mettre" for wearing clothes.  is "porter" also commonly used?  

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"porter" is "wearing" clothes

"se mettre" is more "to put on" some clothes

the action of dressing is very rarely translated in french with "se mette" only in the special case:

"se mettre quelque chose sur le dos" 

Literally : "to put something on your back" => put on some clothes.

otherwise we use "s'habiller" that can be translated by "to dress"

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