Drink

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Drink

Post by Stevenloan » Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:16 pm

I'm at my high school friend's birthday party. He forces me to drink a lot. This really makes me angry. Are the following sentences used correctly in this situation?

1. I drink for fun, not to get drunk.
2. Forcing a person to drink a lot is unacceptable.

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan
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Re: Drink

Post by BonnieL » Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:44 pm

I'm having trouble figuring out how someone is forced to drink. Tempted? Encouraged? Dared? Shamed? There might be other suitable verbs to describe this, but I haven't had enough coffee to come up with them. :D
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Re: Drink

Post by Erik_Kowal » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:33 pm

1. I drink because I enjoy {it / the taste}, not to get drunk.
2. Pressuring {a person / someone} to drink {too much / to excess} is unacceptable.
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Re: Drink

Post by Stevenloan » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:51 am

BonnieL and Erik: Thank you two so so much.
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