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    i feel like tea

    Hi all,

    I came across this sentence while reading a novel. According to me it should be

    I feel like drinking tea
    or I feel like having tea

    But i am unable to understand the grammar of the sentence " I feel like tea"

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    Re: i feel like tea

    Quote Originally Posted by gauri_agr View Post
    Hi all,

    I came across this sentence while reading a novel. According to me it should be

    I feel like drinking tea
    or I feel like having tea

    But i am unable to understand the grammar of the sentence " I feel like tea"
    Dear gauri agr
    to feel like = to have inclination for ...
    Thank you.
    S.M.

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    #3

    Re: i feel like tea

    thanks..its so simple :)

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    #4

    Re: i feel like tea

    I'm not a teacher but i think it might be:
    "I would like.."

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    Re: i feel like tea

    Quote Originally Posted by gauri_agr View Post
    Hi all,

    I came across this sentence while reading a novel. According to me it should be

    I feel like drinking tea
    or I feel like having tea

    But i am unable to understand the grammar of the sentence " I feel like tea"
    "I feel like tea" simply leaves out the word 'drinking' or 'having'. That's called 'ellipsis'. It's common in English where the sense is understood.

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