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    Am i using the word unscrew and screw properly?

    1) Unscrew the top/lid to open the lid.

    2) Screw the top/lid to close.

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    Re: Am i using the word unscrew and screw properly?

    1) Unscrew the top/lid to open (the jar/container).

    2) Screw the top/lid to close.

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    Re: Am i using the word unscrew and screw properly?

    Also you can say of a jar (or any container with a screw-top lid) 'Screw it up [tight]'.

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