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    What is a verb for moving long hair from one side to another

    Hello to all,

    What is the verb that can be used to describe what she did in second "32" of this video?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiTIJaMfLN4

    She moved her long to one side.

    I would like to describe it in a colorful way.

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    #2

    Re: What is a verb for moving long hair from one side to another

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    Hello to all,

    What is the verb that can be used to describe what she did in second "32" of this video?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiTIJaMfLN4

    She moved her long hair to one side.

    I would like to describe it in a colorful way.
    It would surprise me if there was a word for that.
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    Re: What is a verb for moving long hair from one side to another

    Is it correct to say this?

    She gracefully moved all her long hair to the side. or to one side

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    #4

    Re: What is a verb for moving long hair from one side to another

    She tossed her hair?

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    Re: What is a verb for moving long hair from one side to another

    Or flicked?

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    Re: What is a verb for moving long hair from one side to another

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    Is it correct to say this?

    She gracefully moved all her long hair to the side. or to one side
    Perhaps:

    She gracefully moved her long beautiful hair from the back to the front.

    That part didn't last long, but that's what appeared to happen.

    Note that I didn't use all.
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    Re: What is a verb for moving long hair from one side to another

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Perhaps:

    She gracefully moved her long beautiful hair from the back to the front.

    That part didn't last long, but that's what appeared to happen.

    Note that I didn't use all.
    I like it man!

    And what is a verb for when a girl collects all her hair to wear it in a ponytail for example.

    I don't know what to say instead of collecting or gathering.

    I am talking about the act of collecting strands of hair with hand:

    https://greatlove.how/wp-content/upl...3916_700x.jpeg

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    Re: What is a verb for moving long hair from one side to another

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    I like it man!

    And what is a verb for when a girl collects all her hair to wear it in a ponytail for example.

    I don't know what to say instead of collecting or gathering.

    I am talking about the act of collecting strands of hair with her hands:





    https://greatlove.how/wp-content/upl...3916_700x.jpeg
    Well, she doesn't collect it. She gathers it together and twists it into knots. And she probably uses a rubber band or scrunchie or something to hold it together.
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    Re: What is a verb for moving long hair from one side to another

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Well, she doesn't collect it. She gathers it together and twists it into knots. And she probably uses a rubber band or scrunchie or something to hold it together.
    So the verb is "gather together" ? Any other synonyms?

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    Re: What is a verb for moving long hair from one side to another

    We sometimes say that hair is scraped back into a ponytail. That suggests that the hair not in the ponytail is lying very tight to the scalp.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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