“I work for a small bridal wear manufacturer.”
You're at a restaurant. The waitress is very friendly, so you start chatting with her. She asks what you do for a living. You explain what the company you work for does.
I work for a small bridal wear manufacturer.
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a (something) manufacturer
A company that makes things in a factory is a "manufacturer". Some common types of manufacturers include:
- car manufacturers
- clothing manufacturers
- electronics manufacturers
"Bridal wear" is a category of clothing. It's the kind of clothing that people wear at weddings.
You use the phrase "___ wear" when speaking or writing about a category of clothing. For example:
Sales of sportswear have fallen by 10% over the last three years.
Here are some categories of clothing that can be described as "___ wear":
- formal wear / formalwear
- bridal wear
- casual wear
You usually only use "___ wear" when talking about clothing as an industry or a product. It would be strange to comment about a friend or coworker's "casual wear".
work for (an employer)
This is how to talk about the kind of company or person that you work for:
I work for a company that makes camping equipment.
I work for the government.
I work as a nanny for a family that lives near here.
People also use the words "work at" when talking about a company:
I work at a company that makes camping equipment.
But "at" would not be able to replace "in" for the other examples listed.