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bieasy

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Hi,

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

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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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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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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.
 

bieasy

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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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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
Manas Ranjan Mallick
 
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