Re: I like vegetables
In a pastry crust with some sugar,eggs, and butter.
Originally Posted by Will17
In truth, no one I know eats pumpkin except in pies, and sometimes in a soup. That is, no one slices up a pumpkin and eats it, they way you do all the other things you've mentioned, so you really would say "I like the taste of pumpkin" or "I like pumpkin soup" or something like that, rather than "I like pumpkin."
Cucumber(s) could do in either one, I think, and I wouldn't find it odd in either place.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.