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    how do we say that a material is like this?

    hello!

    how can we say that a material is *something* as clay is?

    I mean you can sculpt it easily and create permanent sculptures, etc

    is there an adjective for a material being like that?

    it's not quite exactly as a thick slowly pouring liquid, which is also an adjective I would like to know

    thanks!

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    Re: how do we say that a material is like this?

    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...lish/malleable
    The meaning is similar but not exactly the same.

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: how do we say that a material is like this?

    Quote Originally Posted by dictos View Post
    Hello!

    How can we say that a material is *something* as clay is?

    I mean you can sculpt it easily and create permanent sculptures, etc.

    Is there an adjective for a material being like that?

    It's not quite exactly as like a thick, slowly slow-pouring liquid. However, which is I would also an adjective I would like to know the adjective for that.

    Thanks!
    Please see my amendments in red. It's important to start every sentence with a capital letter and to end every sentence with a single, appropriate punctuation mark.

    I like Matthew's suggestion of "malleable" but if you specifically want to suggest that it is like clay, then "clay-like" is the only way to say it. My best suggestion for your second description is "gloopy".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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