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    Do you iron your clothes or press your clothes



    Do you iron your clothes or press your clothes or both?

    My sister ironed my clothes.
    Mom has pressed her clothes.


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    Re: Do you iron your clothes or press your clothes

    Iron.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Do you iron your clothes or press your clothes

    I have reached the age where I do not press/iron my clothes. If I were to engage in such a time-wasting activity, I would probably iron ​my clothes.
    Last edited by Piscean; 06-Apr-2016 at 07:22. Reason: typo

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    Re: Do you iron your clothes or press your clothes

    In India people "press their clothes". In most English speaking countries people "iron their clothes".
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    Re: Do you iron your clothes or press your clothes

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    If I were to engage in such a rime-wasting activity, I would probably iron ​my clothes.
    What is rime-wasting activity?
    Did you mean to say "time-wasting activity?

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    Re: Do you iron your clothes or press your clothes

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    In India people "press their clothes". In most English speaking countries people "iron their clothes".
    Yes, we guys over here in Pakistan too press and iron our clothes. We can use either word press or iron in Pakistani English.

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    Re: Do you iron your clothes or press your clothes

    Are you telling us that only men in Pakistan iron/press their clothes? How very modern! What do the women do?

    I'm with Piscean on this - please stop using "guys" to mean people. Just say, "Here in Pakistan, we iron or press or clothes".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Do you iron your clothes or press your clothes

    The man in your picture is ironing the garment with an iron.

    This tea towel is about to be pressed in a press.


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    Re: Do you iron your clothes or press your clothes

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Are you telling us that only men in Pakistan iron/press their clothes? How very modern! What do the women do?

    I'm with Piscean on this - please stop using "guys" to mean people. Just say, "Here in Pakistan, we iron or press or clothes".
    when I posted a question related to "dude/buddy/pal" and I asked you people to tell me the equivalent for females then one of you people said that you people used "guys" collectively that also included women. Do you remember that?

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    Re: Do you iron your clothes or press your clothes

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    The man in your picture is ironing the garment with an iron.

    This tea towel is about to be pressed in a press.

    No no I wasn't asking about this press, I was asking if you guys also used the word "press" for ironing things as it is used in Pakistan and India. When we say she is pressing her clothes it means she is ironing her clothes. And I showed you a picture of a man ironing something so this is what we also call pressing in addition to ironing. So I was wondering if you people also used both the words or not.

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