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    Question tap it on the sink

    I saw this:

    "How do you clean the shaver?

    We recommend you run it under hot water. Just don't tap it on the sink."

    What does tap it on the sink mean?

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    Re: tap it on the sink

    Do you know what "tap" means?

    www.dictionary.com

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    Re: tap it on the sink

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Do you know what "tap" means?

    www.dictionary.com
    "Tap" means knocking gently correct? Like gentle knock on the door?


    I am not sure because it seems like getting water from the tap when I searched for it

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    Re: tap it on the sink

    Whoever titled the video is either not a native Anglophone or trying to make a play on words.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: tap it on the sink

    It could also be a contrast with the way people rinse and tap razors on the sink.

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    Re: tap it on the sink

    Quote Originally Posted by goodstudent View Post
    "Tap" means knocking gently correct? Like gentle knock on the door?


    I am not sure because it seems like getting water from the tap when I searched for it
    Yes, you've got. No, it has nothing to do with getting water from the tap.

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    Re: tap it on the sink

    P.S. Say:

    a gentle knock on the door

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