Translation of drink in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable 1.1 (any liquid) food and drinkcomida y bebidaExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (alcohol) to drive somebody/to take to drink
- Visitors will also be able to relax with a refreshing drink and snack in the dining room.
- It is important to avoid constantly snacking on sugary foods or sipping fizzy drinks.
- However, if you enjoy the taste of herbs as a garnish to your food, why not enjoy their refreshing and health-giving properties in refreshing summer drinks.
llevar a alguien/darse a la bebidait's enough to drive you to drink! [humorous]¡te saca de quicio!to be the worse for drinkestar bebido(before noun) he has a drink problem (British English)bebe demasiadoExample sentences
- She took a long drink of water, swallowing it slowly as she looked around the courtyard.
- Cliff nodded, washing down his mouthful with a drink of pale liquid that smelled heavily of mangos.
- She was distressed and had to be given several drinks of water.
- He told the meeting that there would be no consumption of drink at the museum.
- Like many successful Irish events, Dublin football games are bound up with the vast consumption of drink.
- He describes the extravagant body language, the noise, the excessive consumption of food and drink.
- 2 countable 2.1 (amount drunk, served, sold) have a drink of water/milkbebe or (esp (Latin America) ) toma un poco de agua/lecheI'm thirsty, may I have a drink?tengo sed ¿me das algo de beber or (esp (Latin America) ) para tomar?would you like a hot drink?¿quieres beber or (esp (Latin America) ) tomar algo caliente?cold drinksbebidas frescas(before noun) drinks dispenser o machineexpendedor (masculine) automático de bebidas2.2 (alcoholic)
máquina (feminine) de bebidastrago (masculine) [colloquial]to have a drinktomar una copathe drinks are on me!¡yo invito!to go for a drinksalir a tomar una copawe're invited for drinks
salir a tomar algonos han invitado a tomar algo or a tomar unas copas(before noun) drinks cabinetmueble-bar (masculine)drinks partyExample sentences
- The bartender poured a drink into a shot glass, and gave it to him.
- There are a number of young people who think that if they drink out of a bottle rather than a glass, their drink will not be spiked.
- Smith, the mother of a young son, had been persuaded to go for a drink and thought a glass of wine would leave her system in an hour.
- 3 [slang] (sea)the drinkel agua
el or la marExample sentences
- She was known as a ‘forgiving’ boat, allowing her crew to make mistakes without tossing them into the drink.
- When I stepped off my boat I found that after weeks at sea I could hardly stand - as soon as I stepped onto the jetty I almost fell straight backwards into the drink again.
- Me and Keith got caught by an alarmingly large gust of wind and ended up in the drink.
transitive verb past tense drank past participle drunk
- (beverage/wine)give me something to drink
tomar (esp (Latin America) )dame algo de beber or (esp (Latin America) ) para tomarthey drank the bar dryse lo bebieron or (esp (Latin America) ) tomaron todoI'll drink your good health¡a tu salud!to drink a toast to somebodybrindar por alguienExample sentences
- I can distinctly remember wondering how anyone could bring themselves to drink this disgusting liquid.
- He nodded wordlessly and then thirstily drank the water she offered.
- He added that his greatest concern was about how they would be able to persuade Johnny to drink liquids after his procedure.
reflexive verb past tense drank past participle drunk
intransitive verb past tense drank past participle drunk
- 1 (swallow)tomar (esp (Latin America) )to drink from the bottle/out of a glassbeber de la botella/en un vaso
- 2 2.1 (consume alcohol) I don't drinkno bebono tomo (alcohol) (Latin America)don't drink and drivesi tomas, no manejes (Latin America)si bebes, no conduzcas (Spain)drinking and driving (British English) → drunk drivingExample sentences2.2 (toast)to drink
- We can save a small fortune by simply dropping bad habits like smoking, drinking and gambling.
- It plans to target a core group of 15 homeless people with chronic alcohol problems who drink on the city's streets.
- Ryan said he spent much of the time drinking and had consumed eight or nine pints and a number of shorts.
tosomebodybrindarlet us drink to our hostess poralguienbrindemos por nuestra anfitrionathey drank to his healthbrindaron por su saludI'll drink to that!
bebieron a su salud¡brindo por que así sea!
- plants drink in water through their roots
- 1verb + adverb
las plantas absorben el agua a través de sus raícesshe drank in every word he said
estaba pendiente de cada una de sus palabraswe drank in the fresh air
respiramos el aire puroI drank in the beauty of the scenery
me empapé de la belleza del paisaje
bebérselo or (esp (Latin America) ) tomárselo todo
terminar su ( or mi etc) copa ( or leche etc)2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
tomarse (esp (Latin America) )
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