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    Default DO you want anything/ something to drink?

    1. Do you want anything to drink?

    2. Do you want something to drink?


    I think we should put 'something' not 'anything' in case of offering some food.

    Then, is 1 a wrong sentence?
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    Default Re: DO you want anything/ something to drink?

    No. Both are possible.

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    Default Re: DO you want anything/ something to drink?

    You may find this helpful. It's about some and any in general, but the principles apply to something and anything.

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    Default Re: DO you want anything/ something to drink?

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1. Do you want anything to drink?

    2. Do you want something to drink?
    Whichever question you ask, the answers will be the same: 'Yes, please' or 'No, thanks'.

    Rover
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    Default Re: DO you want anything/ something to drink?

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1. Do you want to anything to drink?

    2. Do you want to something to drink?
    Note that one 'to' is enough, when it's not about doing exercise .
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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