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    I put the cooker on the gas and took it off gas after it blew vissle.

    I put the cooker on the gas and took it off gas after it blew vissle.

    Please check my sentence.

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    Re: I put the cooker on the gas and took it off gas after it blew vissle.

    Do you mean kettle, stove and whistle?

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    Re: I put the cooker on the gas and took it off gas after it blew vissle.

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    Do you mean kettle, stove and whistle?
    Tufguy, did you actually read post #2? If so, why have you used the three original words instead of the correct ones tedmc gave you?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I put the cooker on the gas and took it off gas after it blew vissle.

    Here's what you need to know:

    1. Cookers don't whistle. Kettles whistle.

    2. Cooker is another uncommon word, except when people talk about slow cookers, which are electric pots used for cooking things overnight. Otherwise, cooker is not natural.

    3. Kettles don't blow whistles. Kettles' whistles blow.

    4. Gas is wrong. You can say stove or burner. Sometimes people say gas ring, but I don't hear it often.
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    Re: I put the cooker on the gas and took it off gas after it blew vissle.

    Also, remember that in some countries, having a kettle that goes on the stove is very outdated. Almost all UK households have an electric kettle, and they don't whistle.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I put the cooker on the gas and took it off gas after it blew vissle.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Also, remember that in some countries, having a kettle that goes on the stove is very outdated. Almost all UK households have an electric kettle, and they don't whistle.
    In the US we have both. But an electric pot doesn't go on the stove.

    Note to Tufguy: Look up vissle.
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    Re: I put the cooker on the gas and took it off gas after it blew vissle.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Also, remember that in some countries, having a kettle that goes on the stove is very outdated. Almost all UK households have an electric kettle, and they don't whistle.
    What do you call this?

    https://www.google.com/aclk?sa=L&ai=...8Q8w56BQgBELwC

    Is it a cooker?

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    Re: I put the cooker on the gas and took it off gas after it blew vissle.

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Bernstein View Post
    Here's what you need to know:

    1. Cookers don't whistle. Kettles whistle.

    2. Cooker is another uncommon word, except when people talk about slow cookers, which are electric pots used for cooking things overnight. Otherwise, cooker is not natural.

    3. Kettles don't blow whistles. Kettles' whistles blow.

    4. Gas is wrong. You can say stove or burner. Sometimes people say gas ring, but I don't hear it often.

    I put the kettle on the burner and took it off the burner after it (what should I be writing here?).

    Kettles don't blow whistles. Kettles' whistles blow. I don't understand at all. Should I be saying I took it off the burner after it whistle blew?

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    Re: I put the cooker on the gas and took it off gas after it blew vissle.

    Try:

    I put the kettle on the burner, and then I took it off the burner after I heard the whistle.
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    Re: I put the cooker on the gas and took it off gas after it blew vissle.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    I put the kettle on the burner and took it off the burner after it (what should I be writing here?).

    Kettles don't blow whistles. Kettles' whistles blow. I don't understand at all. Should I be saying I took it off the burner after it whistle blew?
    Say "I put the pressure cooker on the burner. When its whistle blew, I took it off."

    I've never seen a pressure cooker with a whistle, but I don't see why they shouldn't have one.
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