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    #1

    The man who sat beside me

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    The man who sat beside me on a bench took out a bottle and asked me if I wanted a shot.

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    #2

    Re: The man who sat beside me

    I'd expect him to get out a shot glass as well if he mentioned a "shot".
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: The man who sat beside me

    He'd be more likely to offer you a slug.*

    *slug - a shot of liquor taken neat (Random House Dictionary of American English).

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    #4

    Re: The man who sat beside me

    Or a hit.

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