♦ drink

♦ drink
♦ drink /drɪŋk/
n.
1 [cu] bevanda: soft drink, bevanda analcolica; bibita; strong drinks, bevande alcoliche; a hot [cold] drink, una bevanda calda [fredda]; fizzy drinks, bibite gassate; a cool drink, una bibita fresca; a refreshing drink, una bibita rinfrescante; Would you like a drink?, vuoi qualcosa da bere?; to have a drink, bere qualcosa; to go for a drink, andare a bere qualcosa; Let me buy you a drink, lascia che ti offra da bere; After that I need a stiff drink!, dopo questo, ho bisogno di bere qualcosa di forte!; We stopped at their house for drinks before going on to the restaurant, ci siamo fermati a casa loro a bere qualcosa prima di andare al ristorante; diet drink, bevanda dietetica
2 [u] (il) bere, alcol: The stress of his job drove him to drink, lo stress del lavoro lo ha portato a bere; to take to drink, darsi all'alcol
3 (quantità che si beve) sorso; bicchiere: He took a drink of lemonade, ha bevuto della gazzosa; Can I have a drink of water?, posso avere un bicchier d'acqua
4 (fam.) the drink, il mare; l'acqua: to end up in the drink, finire a mollo
5 (slang ingl.) piccola mancia; (anche) bustarella: You'll need to give him a drink, dovrai dargli una piccola mancia
drinks dispenser (o drinks machine), distributore automatico di bevande calde □ drinks party, festa in cui sono servite bevande alcoliche □ a drink problem, un problema con l'alcol: He admitted to a drink problem, ha ammesso di avere un problema con l'alcol □ drinks (o drink) store, spaccio di bevande alcoliche □ to smell of drink, puzzare d'alcol □ to stand (o to buy) a round of drinks, offrire da bere a tutti.
♦ (to) drink /drɪŋk/
(pass. drank, p. p. drunk), v. t. e i.
1 bere: What are you drinking?, che cosa bevi? (anche offrendo); Drink your tea, we're late, bevi il tuo tè, siamo in ritardo; They drank thirstily, hanno bevuto avidamente; Do you want something to drink?, vuoi qualcosa da bere?; Can I have something to drink?, posso avere qualcosa da bere?; DIALOGO-Ordering food 1- What would you like to drink?, cosa ti (o Le) servo da bere?; I need something to drink, ho bisogno di bere qualcosa; to drink (to) sb.'s health, bere alla salute di q.
2 bere (alcolici): He doesn't drink, non beve (alcolici); Young people are drinking more and more, i giovani bevono sempre più alcol; to drink heavily, bere parecchio (alcol); They drank hard and played hard, hanno bevuto parecchio e giocato pesante; People who drink heavily are more likely to suffer from cancer and heart disease, i grandi bevitori hanno più probabilità di soffrire di cancro e di cardiopatia; to drink like a fish, bere come una spugna
3 mangiare (cibo liquido)
to drink and drive, guidare in stato di ebbrezza □ to drink deep (o deeply), bere a grandi sorsi; (fig.) impregnarsi (di qc.) □ to drink one's fill, bere a sazietà; fare il pieno (fam. scherz.) □ to drink oneself to death, uccidersi col troppo bere □ to drink sb. under the table, reggere meglio l'alcol di q.: She boasted that she could drink any man under the table, si vantava di riuscire a reggere l'alcol meglio di qualsiasi uomo □ to drink straight from the bottle, bere a collo □ to drink to sb., bere alla salute di q.; fare un brindisi a q. □ (dell'acqua) fit to drink, potabile.

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