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    #1

    "I can use......."

    Hi,



    what does this sentence mean?


    "I can really use a glass of wine now."



    Thanks.


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    Re: "I can use......."

    Quote Originally Posted by maral55 View Post
    Hi,



    what does this sentence mean?


    "I can really use a glass of wine now."



    Thanks.
    Hi Maral,

    I'm not sure, but it's another way of saying "I could use a glass of wine now."

    Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

    do with [phrasal verb]
    do with (something) : to be helped by having (something)
    ▪ I could (really) do with a cup of hot coffee right now! [=I could use a cup of coffee; I would like/appreciate a cup of coffee]
    ▪ I could do with a little less criticism right now, if you don't mind!

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