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    #1

    The room is squashy.

    If the room is so small that we all squash in there.

    Can I say :

    The room is squashy.

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: The room is squashy.

    No.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: The room is squashy.

    If people knew you were referring to a room, you could say 'it's a [bit of a] squeeze', but squashy refers to consistency. A ball can be squashy, a sponge is squashy. You'd only get a squashy room in a fairy story, with a giant who might squash rooms.

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