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    packed two shirts and a sweater

    Can the verb to pack be used with the things you put into your suitcase, e. g. John packed a sweater and two shirts and took a taxi to the airport. Does this sentence sound natural?
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    Re: packed two shirts and a sweater

    'Packed' is the exact word you want.

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    Re: packed two shirts and a sweater

    I'm having trouble thinking of any other verbs I could use other than 'pack'. I'm sure there are some, but 'pack' is so exclusively used in that context it's difficult to think of another natural option.
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    Re: packed two shirts and a sweater

    You could say "he brought two shirts with him" or "he jammed his clothes into his suitcase". But "pack" is the most natural choice.

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