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    Come, don't get cold and wrap around your body.

    Come, don't get cold and wrap around your body.
    Come, don't get cold and wrap the towel around your body.

    A kid had taken a shower, we ask him to use towel wraps around his body.
    Can we skip "the towel" when telling a kid?

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    Re: Come, don't get cold and wrap around your body.

    I would say "wrap it around your body".

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    Re: Come, don't get cold and wrap around your body.

    Quote Originally Posted by mampwamp View Post
    Can we skip "the towel" when telling a kid?
    Not unless you use a pronoun.

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    Re: Come, don't get cold and wrap around your body.

    This sounds like you're saying "Don't get cold" and "Don't wrap the towel around your body."

    For me, the "don't" carries over to the second part of the sentence.

    Don't get cold. Wrap yourself up in the towel.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 15-May-2014 at 08:32.
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