to cream something

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piotr1980

Senior Member
Polish
Hello,

Is it correct to say ''to cream something''

- I need to cream my body/ my face ( to put the cream on the body...)
Many thanks
Piotr
 
  • AngelEyes

    Senior Member
    English - United States
    Maybe it's just me, but the first thing I thought of when reading that is what teenage boys do during a really good dream. Be careful when you use that term, because it definitely carries that casual connotation in the US.

    Also, in AE, to "cream somebody" is a macho way for young boys to say they hit someone and hurt them in a fight.

    A better way to say what you originally intended is:

    I need to moisturize my face/body.



    AngelEyes
     
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