Kevin came up with a new idea in a planning meeting and wanted to hear from his colleagues. A foreign colleague said: That's a fine suggestion. I'll drink to that. Kevin is very happy and puzzled, because there is nothing to drink around, what does he want to drink? Today, let's take a look at the proper usage of the word drink. I'll drink to that. (X) I'm going to drink it. (O) I agree. /great. I'll drink to that. It was originally a word to say after a toast and toast. It is often followed by Cheers or Congratulations, or after a blessing, which means, I'll drink it for this! A: "Here's to a prosperous future." Then this cup is for a better future. B: "I'll drink to that!" Cheers to this! Now extended to the daily spoken language of Americans, it is not necessarily used for drinking, as long as it is approved or agreed, it can be used.
propose that we should change the next item on the agenda. I suggest we should change the next item on the agenda B: I'll drink to that. I agree. drive someone to drink (X) Someone DUI/Driving someone to drink (O) to upset someone "Drinking and driving" is not drive to drink; it is drink and drive or drink-driving. E.g: He was jailed for four months for drink-driving. He was jailed for four months for DUI. The drive in the phrase Drive someone to drink is not driving, but "drive, drive", just like the familiar "drive me crazy" drive, drive someone to drink is annoying enough to want to drink. E.g: The stress of this job will drive me to drink. The pressure of this job is overwhelming. meat and drink (X) Meat and wine friends / Eating and drinking (O) Sweetness Meat is meat, and drink is wine. Many people think that when these two things are added together, meat and drink are "wine and meat friends" or "eat and drink". Wine number list and meat are things that people enjoy. If you say It's meat and drink to me. It means "it's fun for me", a bit like "sweetness" and "never tired of it". What normal people considered pressure was meat and drink to him. What most people think is stressful is, in his view, extremely happy. Writing is not just a profession, it's my meat and drink.
Writing is not just my profession, I love it. Finally, let’s talk about a few sentences related to drink, which you may misunderstand: He only drinks shorts. (X) He drinks very little. (O) He only drinks spirits. Short is an unadulterated pure spirit. The wine is very drinkable. (X) That wine is still drinkable. (O) That wine is delicious. Drinkable means pleasant tasting/tastes very well. He stood us all a round of drinks. (X) He drank all the wine standing. (O) He treats us all to a drink. Stand a round is a phrase commonly used by the British to invite a group of people to drink. This article is published with the authorization of the World Citizen Cultural Center , please do not reprint without permission Further reading Commonly mistaken usage of Miss: Miss the traffic and Miss school have nothing to do with "missing" Commonly mistaken use of cut: "Cut me dead" doesn't mean as terrible as it literally means Various uses of Catch: What does Catch-up, Catch on, What's the catch mean? Commonly mistaken table usage: On the table does not mean on the table, off the table does not mean leaving the table Responsible editor: Wen Weixuan Review editor: Weng Shihang you may also like Sharp changed generations and bought back the 10th-generation panel factory "Sakai Factory". Is it a knife or gold? Participated in the "BBC" contest to answer the "sweep" geography question, and the Singaporean boy who stayed in the UK was awarded .