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    #1

    Keep 'em coming!

    waitress
    "May I take your order?"


    Laguna
    "The usual!"


    Kiros
    "Me, too."


    Ward
    "Keep 'em coming!"

    So how to understand this sentence:"Keep 'em coming!"

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    #2

    Re: Keep 'em coming!

    I would imagine that the usual order is for alcoholic drinks; Ward wants another drink as soon as he has finished one.
    Last edited by 5jj; 20-Jan-2014 at 01:26. Reason: typo

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    #3

    Re: Keep 'em coming!

    But the context shows that they had just sat down without any drinking yet.

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    #4

    Re: Keep 'em coming!

    I gathered that from the fact that the waitress said "May I take your order". It maks no difference to my original response. The waitress will bring the drinks. Ward and his companions will drink them. Ward wants the waitress to bring new drinks as soon as this has happened.

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    #5

    Re: Keep 'em coming!

    I see!
    Thanks a bundle!!

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    #6

    Re: Keep 'em coming!

    Your appreciation is welcome but there is no need to write a new post to say thank you. Simply click the Like button on any posts you find helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.



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    Re: Keep 'em coming!

    Quote Originally Posted by preachers View Post
    But the context shows that they had just sat down without any drinking yet.
    Also, because Laguna and Kiros ordered "the usual", it is clear that these people have been there often enough for them to expect the waitress to know what they order.

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    Re: Keep 'em coming!

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Also, because Laguna and Kiros ordered "the usual", it is clear that these people have been there often enough for them to expect the waitress to know what they order.
    The entire conversation is just a formality.

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