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peter123

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Hi there,

I like to hand wash my dishes. What are the names of the towel particularly for washing dishes and dry the dishes? Is it correct to say like this?

Washing dish towel
drying dish towel

Thaks
pete
 

Dawood Usmani

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Hi there,

I like to hand wash my dishes. What are the names of the towel particularly for washing dishes and dry the dishes? Is it correct to say like this?

Washing dish towel
drying dish towel

Thaks
pete
tea towel noun [C] (UK ALSO tea cloth, US dishtowel, kitchen towel)
a cloth used for drying plates, knives, forks, etc., after you have washed them
Also: dish rack noun [C] (UK ALSO plate rack)
a frame in which dishes can be left in order to dry after being washed

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Dawood :lilangel:
 

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tea towel noun [C] (UK ALSO tea cloth, US dishtowel, kitchen towel)
a cloth used for drying plates, knives, forks, etc., after you have washed them
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:up: Pay attention to the British/US difference. British English also has the similar-sounding, and related (but totally different) word 'dish-cloth', which is the one that is wet and actually cleans the dishes - except in parts of the world where they have dish-washers. ;-)

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