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    I havenít switched the laundry load from last night = meaning

    Hello everybody!

    8:31 a.m. Baby is finally done and I need to wet paper towel to clean him up. No more paper towels in kitchen. I go to garage to get new roll. While there, I remember I haven’t switched the laundry load from last night.
    Does "I haven’t switched the laundry load from last night" mean "I haven't put on the washing machine in order to wash the laundry that was to have been washed last night"?

    Thank you.
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    Re: I havenít switched the laundry load from last night = meaning

    I have no idea what "Baby is finally done" means!

    I imagine the part about the laundry means that the person hasn't removed the load of washing from the washing machine and put it in the drier.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I havenít switched the laundry load from last night = meaning

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/janie-...b_5548624.html

    I thought "switch" meant "switch on" not "change".

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    Re: I havenít switched the laundry load from last night = meaning

    I think that by "switch the laundry" she means take a load out of the washer and put another one in. (I would take the load that was in the washer and put it in the dryer.)

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    Re: I havenít switched the laundry load from last night = meaning

    Ems, the baby was done eating.

    (Yogurt! Yum!)

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    #6

    Re: I havenít switched the laundry load from last night = meaning

    If he needs cleaning up with paper towels, he's probably done pooping.

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    Re: I havenít switched the laundry load from last night = meaning

    I wasn't going to go there.


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    Re: I havenít switched the laundry load from last night = meaning

    I'm no parenting expert but I'm pretty sure no parent uses kitchen paper towels to clean a baby's bottom!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I havenít switched the laundry load from last night = meaning

    The baby had been eating yogurt, and maybe he had a messy face.

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    Re: I havenít switched the laundry load from last night = meaning

    I use "switch the laundry" to mean to move it from the washer to the dryer. If you don't put in your next load, who cares, but if you leave wet laundry in the washer, it will mildew.

    And no, unless you were really desperate, you wouldn't use paper towels to wipe your baby's bottom.

    Agree with ems on both points.
    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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