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    Please let me know if the sentence mentioned below is right:

    1) Please just put a small dash of milk in my tea.

    2) Please just put a dash of milk in my tea.

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    Prince Sabharwal

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    Re: Dash

    As a 'dash' is a fairly small amount, we are unlikely to use 'small' with it.

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    Re: Dash

    I'd just ask for a drop of milk in my tea, Your Highness.

    We take a drop to mean a small amount in this context, not literally a single drop.

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    Re: Dash

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I'd just ask for a drop of milk in my tea, Your Highness.

    We take a drop to mean a small amount in this context, not literally a single drop.

    Rover
    A dash of milk is OK too.

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    Re: Dash

    Pls Drop Dash of milk in my tea is good..

    Dash means small amount

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    Re: Dash

    Quote Originally Posted by princesabharwal View Post
    Hi,

    Please let me know if the sentence mentioned below is right:

    1) Please just put a small dash of milk in my tea.

    2) Please just put a dash of milk in my tea.

    Regards

    Prince Sabharwal
    I am not a teacher.

    "Dash" sounds natural enough to me. Both sentences are good.

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