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    #1

    Close your zip.

    "Your jacket's zip is open close it."

    "Your pant's zip is open close it."

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: Close your zip.

    I would say the person's zip is undone, though I would only regard it as worth mentioning in the second case- the first is a matter of preference.

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    #3

    Re: Close your zip.

    In both cases you need a full stop (period) after 'open'.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 19-Aug-2016 at 18:28.

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    #4

    Re: Close your zip.

    In AmE, it's a zipper​.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: Close your zip.

    In BrE, it would be natural to say "Your jacket zip's undone. Do it up."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: Close your zip.

    Growing up in a farming community, I learned, "Your barn door's open!" We didn't care about jacket zippers...

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    #7

    Re: Close your zip.

    "Your zip or zipper is undone do it up."

    "Do up your zip or zipper."

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    #8

    Re: Close your zip.

    See post 3 for a clue to what is wrong with the first.

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    #9

    Re: Close your zip.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    In AmE, it's a zipper​.
    What's a fly then? As in 'zip your fly'.
    I am not a teacher. Neither am I a native speaker of English.

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    #10

    Re: Close your zip.

    "Your zip or zipper is undone. Do it up."

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