Poll: Would you like _____?

Would you like _____?

something to eat
to eat something

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This Poll:

  • Votes: 475
  • Comments: 5
  • Added: August 2004

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Comments:

don

I'd use 'something to eat' if I was cooking and 'to eat something' if I was suggesting going out.

lynn with double nnnn's

i really would like something to eat right now.......so go and get me SOMETHING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!

Peerapong_Suantawee

It's not too hard, but I don't know why have someone select awrong votes

MrTrilby

Both are fine, but contexually different. To me, "something to eat" implies a generous host, "to eat something" expresses concern, i.e. if one feels the other person realy *should* eat something.

Trish

Yes indeed, MrTrilby.

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