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  1. Yourjones
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    about my espresso machine

    Hi,

    Can I say "Look, there are two streams of coffee dripping into the cup"?

    I am particularly not sure if "streams" and "dripping" are right, but there might be more mistakes you could help correct?

    Thanks.
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    Re: about my espresso machine

    Quote Originally Posted by Yourjones View Post
    Hi,

    Can I say "Look, there are two streams of coffee dripping into the cup"?

    I am particularly not sure if "streams" and "dripping" are right, but there might be more mistakes you could help correct?

    Thanks.
    "Streams" is OK. But they are not dripping. Dripping is an intermittent process, not continuous - drop, drop, drop (or drip, drip, drip).
    If it was dripping in, I wouldn't call it a stream.
    And isn't that milk pouring in, rather than coffee?
    "There are two streams of milk going into the coffee", "There are two outlets for adding milk to the coffee."

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    Re: about my espresso machine

    ... although towards the end of the espresso process, dripping does occur.

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