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    pop

    I heard a native English speaker saying

    pop it into the bin meaning throw something in the trash bin.

    1. Is it a proper English adult and children should pick up?

    2. Any other ways in using pop...into in common use?

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    go to the loo for going to the washroom.

    3. Is it a proper English adult and children should pick up.

    4. Is I want to go to the loo in proper English structure?
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    5. Are the above questions in right structure?

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    Re: pop

    Hi, Ju.

    If by "proper English" you mean "not offensive", yes they're proper English.

    There are many other ways "pop into" is used. Other examples:
    1. Pop [the pizza] into the microwave oven.
    2. You should pop into the restaurant tomorrow.

    There are probably much more. But I think the meanings are very close to each other so they will be easy to understand.


    1. Is it a proper English adult and children should pick up? - 1. Is it proper English adult and children should pick up? No "a" because English is only one.
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    Re: pop

    You can even pop into the loo.

    Keep in mind that "loo" is British English.

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    #4

    Re: pop

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    You can even pop into the loo.

    Keep in mind that "loo" is British English.
    And AusE.

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