Jacket

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Jacket

Post by Stevenloan » Thu Feb 09, 2017 4:37 am

Hi you guys! Is it correct to say it like this in the following link?

"When I wear a jacket, I never use the zip fastener because it looks trendier."

http://www.kaymu.pk/zipper-leather-jack ... 33341.html

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan
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Post by trolley » Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:47 pm

I don't know anyone who would call it a "zip fastener" in normal conversation.
Is it correct? Yes. Is it natural? Nope.
"...I never use the zipper..."
"...I never zip it up..."
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Re: Jacket

Post by Stevenloan » Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:23 am

trolley : Thank you so much.
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Post by Bobinwales » Fri Feb 10, 2017 7:51 pm

In the UK we would call it a zip.

And I would have said, "I think it looks more trendy if I leave my jacket open".
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Signature: All those years gone to waist!
Bob in Wales

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Post by Stevenloan » Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:58 am

Bobinwales : Thank you so much for your sentence. It's very useful.
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Re: Jacket

Post by tony h » Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:47 pm

Is "trendy" trendy these days? I think "cool" still works and I believe "sick" has some currency.
I would suspect the zip would not be mentioned.

"doing it up isn't cool"
or "leave it undone to be fashionable", "it is fashionable/cool to leave it undone"
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With the right context almost anything can sound appropriate.

Re: Jacket

Post by Wizard of Oz » Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:22 am

Bro yo look sick with yo jacket undone.

WoZ in da hood
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Signature: "The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things."

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