sprinkle

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    American English
    You pour in milk or foam, not sprinkle it. You might sprinkle powder on the milk/foam to create designs.

    You might like to read Part 3 of 3, number 2 for a description of how to do this on WikiHow.
     

    Sun14

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    Chinese
    You pour in milk or foam, not sprinkle it. You might sprinkle powder on the milk/foam to create designs.

    You might like to read Part 3 of 3, number 2 for a description of how to do this on WikiHow.
    Thank you very much. How about the sentence like this:

    Put it in a mug and pour on froth to create a heart on it.
     

    Copyright

    Senior Member
    American English
    One of my few mantras is "Logic before Language" – figure out what you need to say before you try to say it.

    In the case, logic asks "pour what in the mug," and then it tells me that I can't just pour in milk or foam and expect a heart to magically appear. There is a technique to creating a heart that your sentence totally misses, making it useless as any sort of meaningful instruction.

    To answer the "pour" question, I would use "pour in."

    Edit: Deleted a "doing."
     
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    Sun14

    Senior Member
    Chinese
    One of my few mantras is "Logic before Language" – figure out what you need to say before you try to say it.

    In the case, logic asks "pour what in the mug," and then it tells me that I can't just pour in milk or foam and expect a heart to magically appear. There is a technique to doing creating a heart that your sentence totally misses, making it useless as any sort of meaningful instruction.

    To answer the "pour" question, I would use "pour in."
    Got it. Thank you very much
     
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