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    Could I say "take some water"?

    Could I say "take some water"?
    I see water is uncountable noun. And if we can say like that. How does its meaning change?
    Thannks!

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    Re: Could I say "take some water"?

    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    Could I say "take some water"?
    I see water is uncountable noun. And if we can say like that. How does its meaning change?
    Thannks!
    I don't understand your question.

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    Re: Could I say "take some water"?

    Neither do I, but in certain contexts you can say, "Take some water".

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    Re: Could I say "take some water"?

    So, when we use "take some water". What may we want to imply?
    Thanks!

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    Re: Could I say "take some water"?

    You are suggesting someone to drink water. It's sort of an offer.
    Not a teacher.

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    Re: Could I say "take some water"?

    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post
    You are suggesting that someone to drink water. It's sort of an offer.
    If you are offering a drink, you are more likely to say, "Have some water".

    If someone is going out for a walk on a hot day, you might say, "Take some water", i,e., you are suggesting that they take a bottle of water with them so that they can have a drink when they get thirsty.

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