i feel like tea

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gauri_agr

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Hi all,

I came across this sentence while reading a novel. According to me it should be

I feel like drinking tea
or I feel like having tea

But i am unable to understand the grammar of the sentence " I feel like tea"
 

stanislaw.masny

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Hi all,

I came across this sentence while reading a novel. According to me it should be

I feel like drinking tea
or I feel like having tea

But i am unable to understand the grammar of the sentence " I feel like tea"
Dear gauri agr
to feel like = to have inclination for ...
Thank you.
S.M.
 

felliot

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I'm not a teacher but i think it might be:
"I would like.."
 

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Hi all,

I came across this sentence while reading a novel. According to me it should be

I feel like drinking tea
or I feel like having tea

But i am unable to understand the grammar of the sentence " I feel like tea"
"I feel like tea" simply leaves out the word 'drinking' or 'having'. That's called 'ellipsis'. It's common in English where the sense is understood.
 
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