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    Drink or Drinks?


    Usually we will say thanks for the drink or thanks for the drinks? (assuming someone has bought you a cup of tea)

    Thanks for the help!!!

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    Re: Drink or Drinks?

    We don't refer to 'drinks' if it's one cup of tea.

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    Re: Drink or Drinks?

    Quote Originally Posted by mr alfred View Post

    Usually we will say thanks for the drink or thanks for the drinks? (assuming someone has bought you a cup of tea)

    Thanks for the help!!!
    When you get your tea, you say simply "Thank you".
    When you leave, if you've been given several drinks (of whatever kind), you can say, "Thanks for the drinks". If you've had several cups of tea, you say simply "Thanks for the tea".
    Last edited by Raymott; 18-Nov-2012 at 02:23. Reason: typo

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    Re: Drink or Drinks?

    thanks raymott and 5jj..Raymott, if I ve'been given only a cup of hot chocolate, what should I say? thanks for the drink? without the 's', since it's singular?Thanks..

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    Re: Drink or Drinks?

    Quote Originally Posted by mr alfred View Post
    thanks raymott and 5jj..Raymott, if I ve'been given only a cup of hot chocolate, what should I say? thanks for the drink? without the 's', since it's singular?Thanks..
    It would sound strange to say "Thank you for the drinks" if you only had one.

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    Re: Drink or Drinks?

    Raymott, so the answer should be thank you for the drink?
    Thanks!!

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