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    This much alcohol

    Hi guys,

    Please check. "He used to drink(alcohol) untill he would sleep or slept". Can we also say "He used to drink this much alcohol"?

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    Re: This much alcohol

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Hi guys,

    Please check. "He used to drink (alcohol) until he would sleep or slept". Can we also say "He used to drink this much alcohol"?
    These are correct, but I would express it as "until he fell asleep" or "until he would fall asleep". Your second sentence is also correct - assuming it is used in the right context.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: This much alcohol

    He used to drink until he passed out.

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    Re: This much alcohol

    Passed out means sleep?

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    Re: This much alcohol

    It means unconscious. Equivalent to sleep.

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    Re: This much alcohol

    There is a difference between falling asleep and passing out. Drinking alcohol makes many people sleepy and after a few drinks, they tend to fall asleep. They haven't passed out - that usually requires a lot more alcohol.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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