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    Alcohol percentage

    This is about how to ask the percentage of alcohol in a drink in casual conversation.

    For example, you and your friend are in a restaurant or a bar. Your friend loves alcohol and knows a lot about it. You don't know much about alcohol. You look at the drink your friend is having, and would you say:

    1. What percentage of alcohol does it contain?
    2. What's the percentage?
    3. How strong is it?

    If the above sentences are unnatural, please tell me more natural ways to say it. Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: Alcohol percentage

    Quote Originally Posted by pinkie9 View Post
    This is about how to ask the percentage of alcohol in a drink in casual conversation.

    For example, you and your friend are in a restaurant or a bar. Your friend loves alcohol and knows a lot about it. You don't know much about alcohol. You look at the drink your friend is having, and would you say:

    1. What percentage of alcohol does it contain?
    2. What's the percentage?
    3. How strong is it?

    If the above sentences are unnatural, please tell me more natural ways to say it. Thank you.
    I'd use #3.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    #3

    Re: Alcohol percentage

    I'd say 'What's the alcohol percentage?'

    Rover

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    #4

    Re: Alcohol percentage

    I'd say "What's the alcohol concentration by volume?" ;)

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    Re: Alcohol percentage

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    I'd say "What's the alcohol concentration by volume?" ;)
    After a few drinks, I'm not sure I'd even be able to say that!
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    #6

    Re: Alcohol percentage

    I see. Thank you, everyone!

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