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verb drink pronunciation in British English /drɪŋk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydrink
he/she/itdrinks
present participledrinking
past tensedrank
past participledrunk
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to take liquid into your body through your mouth

    The staff just stood around drinking cups of tea.

    Drink your juice, Thomas.

    drink from/out of:

    Rosie drank thirstily from a can of cola.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to drink alcohol, especially regularly or too often

    My parents don’t drink.

    The young man had been out drinking with his friends.

    drink and drive (=drive after drinking alcohol):

    The campaign against drinking and driving will continue.

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