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    #1

    is it correct ??

    i denied bt he made me tea ?

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    #2

    Re: is it correct ??

    I don't know what you are trying to say.

    Rover

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    #3

    Re: is it correct ??

    i wanted to say .. that i denied ... bt he forced me to take tea ...
    so can i say .. he made me to take tea
    or he makes me to take tea
    or he makes me tea
    or he made me tea

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    #4

    Re: is it correct ??

    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob5 View Post
    I denied but he made me tea ?
    If you mean that you didn't want tea but he made it anyway, the correct word is "refused", not "denied".

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    Re: is it correct ??

    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob5 View Post
    i wanted to say .. that i denied ... bt he forced me to take tea ...
    so can i say .. he made me to take tea
    or he makes me to take tea
    or he makes me tea
    or he made me tea
    He made me drink tea, even though I had refused.
    He made me tea, even though I had declined.
    I declined his offer of tea, but he made it anyway.

    There are several ways to say it, but those are three of them.

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    #6

    Re: is it correct ??

    How about:

    I declined, but he insisted that I take tea with him.

    ¡Que metijón el tío!

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    #7

    Re: is it correct ??

    Quote Originally Posted by Pedroski View Post
    How about:

    I declined, but he insisted that I take tea with him.

    ¡Que metijón el tío!
    Hi,

    I declined, but he insisted that I should have a tea with him.

    (Not a teacher)

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    #8

    Re: is it correct ??

    Quote Originally Posted by anishjp View Post
    Hi,

    I declined, but he insisted that I should have a tea with him.

    (Not a teacher)
    Is "to have a tea" common in South African English? I mean, as opposed to "have a cup of tea" or "have tea".

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    Re: is it correct ??

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Is "to have a tea" common in South African English? I mean, as opposed to "have a cup of tea" or "have tea".
    Hi,

    Oops!, my mistake. It should be "I declined, but he insisted that i should have a cup of tea with him". Thanks for correcting me!.

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    #10

    Re: is it correct ??

    A learner

    Even though I didn't make my choice on tea he made it.
    Even though I told him that the tea wasn't my cup of tea at the moment he made it.

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