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    Please do not put

    There are a glass of ketchup and a glass of mustard on the table.
    Is this sentence correct?
    Please do not put the mustard sponge into the glass of ketchup after usage.

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    Re: Please do not put

    I have never seen anybody apply condiments with a sponge!

    Also, I suppose you could use a spoon or knife to apply ketchup, but usually it's poured out of a bottle.

    Ignoring all that, I think the simplest version would be "Please do not put the mustard knife/spoon in the ketchup."
    Last edited by Skrej; 13-Feb-2017 at 19:22. Reason: typo
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    Re: Please do not put

    Sorry, I mixed up spoon and sponge.
    Why is it "in", not "into" the ketchup?
    Last edited by AirbusA321; 13-Feb-2017 at 19:30.

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    Re: Please do not put

    Either 'in' or 'into' would be acceptable.
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    Re: Please do not put

    Quote Originally Posted by AirbusA321 View Post
    There are is a glass jar of ketchup and a glass jar of mustard on the table.
    See my corrections above.
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