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    drink or drinks

    Hi Hi,
    need help here.
    Which is correct? Food and Drink or Food and Drinks?
    why?

    Thank you.
    jenn

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    Re: drink or drinks

    Quote Originally Posted by jennlse View Post
    Hi Hi,
    need help here.
    Which is correct? Food and Drink or Food and Drinks?
    why?

    Thank you.
    jenn
    They could both be correct, it depends on the context.

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    Re: drink or drinks

    i still dont understand. Thanks! anyway.

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    Re: drink or drinks

    Quote Originally Posted by jennlse View Post
    i still dont understand. Thanks! anyway.
    He means you can say "Food and drink" or "Food and drinks", but the choice depends on the situation.

    If someone says there is not enough context to decide which version to use, it is usually a request for more information about the context in which you want to use it - and an implicit statement that he is not going to work through all the possible connotations without knowing which usage is appropriate to your needs.

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    #5

    Re: drink or drinks

    food is correct if you speak about it generally,as a whole.

    foods is correct if you speak about it as kinds.

    The same way drink,drinks-medicine,medicines-fish-fishes and so on.

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