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    Smile They gulp down a caffeinated power drink

    Most people consume large amounts of caffeine to keep awake. They gulp down a caffeinated power drink to stay up late.


    Hi,
    Does "gulp down" in the above refer to "drink quickly" or "drink a lot?"
    Besides, should I use the singular 'amount" rather than "amounts?" Thanks.


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    Re: They gulp down a caffeinated power drink

    Yes - it is the same as drink quickly.

    In this context, "amounts" is the better construct.

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    Smile Re: They gulp down a caffeinated power drink

    [quote=Anglika;276813]Yes - it is the same as drink quickly.

    In this context, "amounts" is the better construct.[/quote
    Thanks, Anglika.
    But why is "amounts" better? Could you explain in a few words?

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