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    Is "some" optional

    Two people are talking about what they'll order in a restaurant.

    A: What would you like to have?
    B: I'd like some dessert.

    Is "some" optional in the above context?

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    Re: Is "some" optional

    It's OK. I'd say 'I'd like dessert' or 'I'd like a dessert'.

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    Re: Is "some" optional

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    It's OK. I'd say 'I'd like dessert' or 'I'd like a dessert'.
    Thanks Rover

    Do you think "some" is redundant in the above context? I saw some of these examples in a book.

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    Re: Is "some" optional

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    Thanks Rover

    Do you think "some" is redundant in the above context? I saw some of these examples in a book.
    It's not necessary but it's OK.

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