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    Rubbing in lemon and salt

    Got a hard-to-remove bathroom stain? Rubbing in lemon and salt will do the trick.


    Hi,
    Is it right to interpret the underlined part as "rubbing the stain in lemon and salt?" If so, is it also right to write "rubbing the stain with lemon and salt?" Thanks.

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    Re: Rubbing in lemon and salt

    I see no underlined text in your post.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Rubbing in lemon and salt

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I see no underlined text in your post.
    Sorry,

    Got a hard-to-remove bathroom stain? Rubbing in lemon and salt will do the trick.

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    Re: Rubbing in lemon and salt

    Quote Originally Posted by LewisJian View Post
    Got a hard-to-remove bathroom stain? Rubbing in lemon and salt will do the trick.


    Hi,
    Is it right to interpret the underlined part as "rubbing the stain in lemon and salt?" If so, is it also right to write "rubbing the stain with lemon and salt?" Thanks.
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    Re: Rubbing in lemon and salt

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    Thanks, Rover, but how should I interpret "rubbing in lemon and salt?"

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    Re: Rubbing in lemon and salt

    Putting salt and lemon juice onto the stain and using your finger or a cloth to rub it over the stain.
    Putting lemon juice and salt onto a cloth and rubbing it over the stain.
    Putting salt onto a cut/sliced lemon and rubbing it over the stain.

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    Re: Rubbing in lemon and salt

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    Thanks, Rover, but how should I interpret "rubbing in lemon and salt?"
    Having read post #4 and #6, I would simply consider it incorrect.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Rubbing in lemon and salt

    I wouldn't.

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