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.
it's enough to drive you to drink! [humorous]llevar a alguien/darse a la bebidato be the worse for drink¡te saca de quicio!(before noun) he has a drink problem (British English)estar bebidobebe 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) See examples: have a drink of water/milkI'm thirsty, may I have a drink?bebe or (especially Latin America) toma un poco de agua/lechewould you like a hot drink?tengo sed ¿me das algo de beber or (especially Latin America) para tomar?cold drinks¿quieres beber or (especially Latin America) tomar algo caliente?(before noun) drinks dispenser o machinebebidas frescas2.2 (alcoholic) to have a drinkmáquina (feminine) de bebidasthe drinks are on me!tomar una copato go for a drink¡yo invito!we're invited for drinkssalir a tomar una copasalir a tomar algo(before noun) drinks cabinetnos han invitado a tomar algo or a tomar unas copasdrinks partymueble-bar (masculine)Example 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) See examples:the drinkel aguael 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
- give me something to drinkthey drank the bar drydame algo de beber or (especially Latin America) para tomarI'll drink your good healthse lo bebieron or (especially Latin America) tomaron todoto drink a toast to somebody¡a tu salud!brindar 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
- 2 2.1 (consume alcohol) I don't drinkdon't drink and driveno bebono tomo (alcohol) (Latin America)drinking and driving (British English) → drunk driving 2.2 (toast) See examples:to drinksi tomas, no manejes (Latin America)si bebes, no conduzcas (Spain)
tosomebodylet us drink to our hostessbrindar poralguienthey drank to his healthbrindemos por nuestra anfitrionaI'll drink to that!brindaron por su saludbebieron a su salud¡brindo por que así sea!Example sentences
- 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.
- plants drink in water through their roots
- 1verb + adverb
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