Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. Newbie
    Interested in Language
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Lithuanian
      • Home Country:
      • Lithuania
      • Current Location:
      • Lithuania

    • Join Date: Oct 2013
    • Posts: 1

    Whihc verb is ok with 'solution'?

    Hello, I have a question: which werb is best when you want to apply/cover with/lubricate/place the solution (it may be on your skin or inside your mouth or nostrils, etc.) It's not the case when you rub it in but simply...which word?

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • Belgium

    • Join Date: Sep 2013
    • Posts: 19

    Re: Whihc verb is ok with 'solution'?

    If you're talking about face cream then it's apply.

    The word 'solution' sounds very scientific (from Chemistry) so in my opinion a statement such as "apply the solution to your face" sounds pretty strange unless you've concocted your own special mixture!

Similar Threads

  1. [Idiom] Money as solution/no solution to all problems
    By aieruz in forum English Idioms and Sayings
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 16-Jun-2013, 08:40
  2. [Vocabulary] find the solution
    By Will17 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 28-Jul-2011, 21:37
  3. solution for bulling
    By sandy4 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 27-Apr-2010, 19:13
  4. solution or answer ?
    By nado92 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 18-Apr-2010, 15:28
  5. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 29-Nov-2007, 12:09


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts