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    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?

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    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!

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