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    shoe laces or shoes lace

    Is this sentence looks possible? "If I do in my shoe laces I will not fall over"

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    Re: shoe laces or shoes lace

    Quote Originally Posted by JustAlilBit View Post
    Is this sentence looks possible? "If I do in my shoe laces up, I will not fall over."
    It is now.

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    Re: shoe laces or shoes lace

    "To do up" is the (BrE) phrasal verb that is used for shoelaces. I believe it's simply "to tie" in AmE.

    The opposite is "to undo" (BrE) and "untie" in AmE.

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