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    hold onion

    When you go to a restaurant and order a salad but you don't like onion, for example, is it possible to say, "I'd like a salad but hold onion."?


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    Re: hold onion

    No problem in the US, but in the UK you would say : "no onion, thank you".

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    Re: hold onion

    Actually, in the US you'd say "hold the onion."

    It can be amusing to listen to the servers call back orders to the cook in a traditional, old-time diner....for example, if you order a hamburger cooked rare with no onions, they might shout "Walk a cow past the stove and don't cry over it."

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