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LampPro Tip 1/3
Medical ConditionPlay
Pus indicates a body's reaction to infection. It's a medical term and shows something's wrong. SlideWhen I saw pus in the bandage, I knew it was time to see a doctor.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Avoid in FoodPlay
Never use 'pus' to describe food; it suggests contamination and can cause disgust. SlideAvoid saying the cheese looks like pus; it's very off-putting.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Context SensitivePlay
Use 'pus' mainly in medical or health contexts; elsewhere, it can be inappropriate or graphic. SlideDiscussing pus during a meal can be seen as bad manners.