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  1. Newbie
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    expression

    "Detergent makes a lot of foam but machine does not rinse away the foam"

    can we use rinse away with foam?

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    #2

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    Sure.

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    #3

    Re: expression

    ... but it's a specific machine, so ... (It's probably a specific detergent as well, but may not be.)

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    Re: expression

    it's an ordinary washing machine which has broken down.

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    #5

    Re: expression

    Quote Originally Posted by greedy View Post
    it's an ordinary washing machine which has broken down.
    Or you have used too much detergent.

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    Re: expression

    Quote Originally Posted by greedy View Post
    it's an ordinary washing machine which has broken down.
    I am pretty sure what Bob was hinting at is that you probably want to write "the machine", not just "machine". In some contexts, your version is OK.

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    Re: expression

    Quote Originally Posted by Munch View Post
    I am pretty sure what Bob was hinting at is that you probably want to write "the machine", not just "machine". In some contexts, your version is OK.
    That's it. I don't always say everything I mean.

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