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    Small stones

    Hi
    Can you please tell me what is the best word for pouring small stones behind of something.That means can I use the "decant,pour"for the solid things too or there is any other word?
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    Re: grammer

    You should have started a new thread for this one. "Backfill with gravel" means to put small stones into a hole to fill it up.

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    Re: Small stones

    I have moved this conversation to a new thread.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Small stones

    Quote Originally Posted by yaghoob View Post
    Hi
    Can you please tell me what is the best word is for pouring small stones behind of something.That means can I use the "decant,pour"for the solid things too or there is any other word?
    Thanks.
    Those two words are used for liquids only.
    The context is not clear. What is the purpose of the stones? Behind what?

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    Re: Small stones

    I disagree with tedmc that "pour" is only used for liquids. I frequently pour uncooked rice from the bag into a glass jar.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Small stones

    You can pour your heart out too.
    Ok, you can pour powder, grains, small objects, etc. Decant is strictly for liquids.

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    Re: Small stones

    You think there is a wall and i want fill half meter high in the back side of that wall with small stone like 10 mm size.What should i say?pour the

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