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    The baby is pressing on me.

    A baby is on daddy. "The baby is pressing on me."
    A coke is on a vegetable in refrigerator. "The coke is press on the vegetable."

    What is the correct word instead of pressing in sentences above.

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    Re: The baby is pressing on me.

    Lying.

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    Re: The baby is pressing on me.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Lying.
    Don't put the coke lying on the vegetable. It would crush the vegetable.

    or

    Don't put the coke on the vegetable.
    It would crush the vegetable.

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    #4

    Re: The baby is pressing on me.

    The second, but I would use "on top of the vegetable".

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    #5

    Re: The baby is pressing on me.

    Either way, Coke has a capital C.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #6

    Re: The baby is pressing on me.

    Generally, if you're talking about one specific vegetable - which I guess is the case, with Coke on it - it's far more common to call it what it is, say, a zucchini. Several different vegetables, you call "vegetables". We would rarely say of one, "Bring me the vegetable; add the vegetable, etc."

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