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    Default The meaning of "of some kind"

    Look at the following sentence:

    Would you like a drink of some kind?

    I think that "a drink of some kind" means "a drink which is a mixture of several different kinds of drinks".

    Could you please correct my opinion if I am wrong?

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    Default Re: The meaning of "of some kind"

    Hi,

    IMO, it just means any drink (a Coke, beer, wine, whiskey... you name it).
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Default Re: The meaning of "of some kind"

    I agree with Charlie. There are other ways to ask this that would sound more natural in my opinion. For instance, I normally hear, "Would you like something to drink?" (The example in the OP sounds formal to my ears.)
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