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    take or drink tea?

    Hi,

    I take tea every day OR I drink tea every day? Can we use both take/drink or only take with tea? Explain.

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: take or drink tea?

    Quote Originally Posted by twilit1988 View Post
    Hi,

    I take tea every day OR I drink tea every day? Can we use both take/drink or only take with tea? Explain.

    Thanks in advance
    Yes, you can, but "to take tea" is quite formal and old-fashioned in most dialects of English.

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    Re: take or drink tea?

    I feel that, as is the case with medicines, green tea could actually be considered as one of such. So, saying that one takes green tea every day might as well imply that one takes it for treatment. But that's just my idea of the verb take in a context like this.

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    #4

    Re: take or drink tea?

    Quote Originally Posted by twilit1988 View Post
    Hi,

    I take tea every day OR I drink tea every day? Can we use both take/drink or only take with tea? Explain.

    Thanks in advance
    In AmE we generally have tea.

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