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    Smile drink and drunk

    Hello!

    I just wanna know the right word/s to say or derscribe if a person wants to drink alcoholic beverages until he/she become drunk. Is that "drink to drunk"?
    I mean like for ex. My friends really wanna "drink to drunk."
    Was that right? :)

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    #2

    Re: drink and drunk

    Quote Originally Posted by ehzia View Post
    Hello!

    I just wanna know the right word/s to say or derscribe if a person wants to drink alcoholic beverages until he/she become drunk. Is that "drink to drunk"?
    I mean like for ex. My friends really wanna "drink to drunk."
    Was that right? :)
    That would be "drink to get drunk".

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    Re: drink and drunk

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    That would be "drink to get drunk".
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    Re: drink and drunk

    not a teacher

    Mike is correct. The common way of describing deliberately getting drunk, that is closest to your suggestion, is "drink to get drunk". "He doesn't seem to enjoy himself, he just drinks to get drunk and then becomes a problem".

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    Re: drink and drunk

    Quote Originally Posted by ehzia View Post
    Are you a teacher?
    If you look at MikeNewYork's profile, you will see that he is an academic. That means he is a professor at a university, the very highest level of teacher there is.

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    #6

    Re: drink and drunk

    Quote Originally Posted by ehzia View Post
    Are you a teacher?
    Hi ehzia,

    Please be aware that if you post questions in this forum, you are likely to receive answers from members who, like me, aren't teachers, but who can provide vallid answers as well. After you have spent some time around here, you will learn whose answers you can trust and whose you should have confirmed by more expert members. JMurray (see post #4), for instance, is one of the non-teachers who can provide you with good answers, IMO.

    Another matter now: please do not use non-standard expressions like "wanna", "gonna", etc. Other students might be led to believe it is correct in standard English.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: drink and drunk

    Quote Originally Posted by ehzia View Post
    Hello!

    I just wanna know the right word/s to say or derscribe if a person wants to drink alcoholic beverages until he/she become drunk. Is that "drink to drunk"?
    I mean like for ex. My friends really wanna "drink to drunk."
    Was that right? :)
    There are, of course, many informal phrases used to indicate one's intention of drinking to excess. I'm going to get wasted/hammered/sloshed/lit up, etc. tonight.

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    Re: drink and drunk

    than you so much for your help!

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    #9

    Re: drink and drunk

    ehzia,

    Please don't post your thanks as a separate post. It is enough to click the "Like" button on those answers you find useful.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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