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    Cool and & with

    Hi,

    Which one is correct? Coffee and sugar or coffee with sugar?

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    Re: and & with

    I am not a professional teacher but my answer would be "both", or, if you prefer, "either". Just like the drink itself, the choice is a matter of taste. "With" might be slightly more common, often paired with "or without?", but it's common to hear "and sugar?" or "and milk?" as well.

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    Cool Re: and & with

    Quote Originally Posted by stuartnz View Post
    I am not a professional teacher but my answer would be "both", or, if you prefer, "either". Just like the drink itself, the choice is a matter of taste. "With" might be slightly more common, often paired with "or without?", but it's common to hear "and sugar?" or "and milk?" as well.
    That's what I thought too. Thanks!


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    Re: and & with

    My God, how many teaspoons do you guys put in your coffee? I've heard of 'half and half milk', but a cup half coffee and half sugar?!
    When asking, one usually says, 'With or without", meaning, do you want your coffee with milk (or sugar) or not.
    I think the expression you might mean is, coffee with milk and sugar.

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    Cool Re: and & with

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    My God, how many teaspoons do you guys put in your coffee? I've heard of 'half and half milk', but a cup half coffee and half sugar?!
    When asking, one usually says, 'With or without", meaning, do you want your coffee with milk (or sugar) or not.
    I think the expression you might mean is, coffee with milk and sugar.
    What about: "Coffee with sugar and milk"?


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    Re: and & with

    Perfect.
    ...and extra milk for me please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    Perfect.
    ...and extra milk for me please.
    It will get sour when it'll arrive to UK!

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    I think coffee with sugar is correct and not coffee and sugar, because in the latter case coffee and sugar are distinctly two separate items. No one takes the items separately
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