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    Question meanings of sentences

    When should I use to say the following sentences? or what is the difference in the meaning of following sentences?

    Put some lemon in my soup.
    Put a lemon in my soup.
    Put lemon in my soup.

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    Default Re: meanings of sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    When should I use the following sentences? or what is the difference in the meaning of the following sentences?

    Put some lemon in my soup.-this tells how MUCH lemon you want in your soup
    Put a lemon in my soup.-you want the ENTIRE lemon (literally, including peel) in your soup.
    Put lemon in my soup.-the most basic-you probably want to include the word seasoning, juice or something like that after "lemon" to clarify
    Hope this helps!
    If you're in a restaurant, you probably want to say, "Could you please add some lemon juice/seasoning to my soup?"

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