drink
transitive verb
1. (to consume liquid) 
a. beber 
To prevent dehydration, drink plenty of water.Para evitar la deshidratación, bebe mucha agua.
b. tomar (Latin America) 
I have only ever seen him drink Coca Cola.Yo sólo le he visto tomar Coca Cola.
intransitive verb
2. (to consume liquid) 
a. beber 
Drinking enough cleanses your body of toxins.Beber suficientemente limpia el cuerpo de toxinas.
b. tomar (Latin America) 
Would you like anything to drink before ordering food?¿Les gustaría algo de tomar antes de pedir la comida?
3. (to consume alcohol) 
a. beber 
In this country you cannot drink before you turn 21.En este país no se puede beber antes de cumplir 21 años.
b. tomar (Latin America) 
I stopped drinking two hours before driving home.Dejé de tomar dos horas antes de manejar a casa.
noun
4. (liquid to drink) 
a. la bebida (F) 
His favorite drink is Dr. Pepper without ice.Su bebida preferida es el Dr. Pepper sin hielo.
5. (serving of alcohol) 
a. la copa (F) 
Do you want to join me for a drink after work?¿Quieres venir a tomar una copa conmigo?
b. la trago (F) 
It only takes one drink to knock him out for the night.Sólo cuesta un trago para dejarlo inconsciente el resto de la noche.
6. (alcohol) 
a. la bebida (F) 
A party isn't a party without drinks.Una fiesta no es una fiesta sin bebida.
drink
Noun
1. (general) 
a. la bebida (F) 
2. (alcoholic) 
a. la copa (F) 
to have a drinkbeber algo
to go for a drinkir a tomar algo
3. (colloquial) 
the drinkel mar
to take to drinkdarse a la bebida
to have a drink problemtener un problema con la bebida
drinks machinemáquina expendedora de bebidas
transitive verb
4. (general) 
a. beber 
to drink somebody's healthbrindar a la salud de alguien
to drink somebody under the tableaguantar bebiendo or
intransitive verb
5. (general) 
a. beber 
b. tomar (Latin America) 
don't drink and drivesi bebes, no conduzcas si tomas no manejes
to drink like a fishbeber or
to drink to somebodybrindar a la salud de alguien beber a la salud de alguien
to drink to somethingbrindar por algo
6. (fig) 
to drink in the atmosphereempaparse del ambiente
drink [drɪŋk] drank (past)drunk (participle:past)
noun
1 (liquid to drink) bebida (f)
there's food and drink in the kitchen hay comida y bebidas en la cocina; hay cosas de comer y de beber en la cocina; have you got drinks for the children? ¿habéis traído algo para que beban los niños?
her job was as important to her as meat and drink
I need a drink of water necesito un poco de agua
cold drinks (non-alcoholic) refrescos (m)
to give sb a drink darle algo de beber a algn
can I have a drink? ¿me podrías dar algo de beber or tomar?; (LAm)
hot drinks will be available se servirá café y té
[hot] and [cold] drinks will be available
I felt better after a hot drink me sentía mejor después de beber algo caliente
amount of liquid I need a drink of water could I have a drink of water? have a drink of milk let me get you a drink of lemonade she took another drink of her tea
2 (glass of alcohol) copa (f); trago (m)
they chatted over a drink I need a drink let's go out, I feel like a drink how about that drink? he fixed himself a stiff drink he was standing in the corner with a drink in his hand she sipped her drink slowly
to go (out) for a drink salir a tomar algo; salir a tomar una copa
they've asked us round for drinks nos han invitado a su casa a tomar algo or a tomar unas copas
my boss invited me for a drink after work
to have a drink tomar algo
we had a drink or two tomamos unas copas or unos tragos
let's have a drink when I have a drink, I like to relax and enjoy it to [like] a drink she really likes a drink, that one to [stand] sb a drink I know you're broke, I'll stand you a drink
3 (alcoholic liquor) alcohol (m); bebida (f)
he's given up drink ha dejado de beber; ha dejado el alcohol or la bebida
he has a drink problem tiene problemas con el alcohol or la bebida
he thrived on rich food and strong drink too much drink is bad for your health I don't like drink to be under the [influence] of drink to [smell] of drink
to take to drink darse a la bebida
he took to drink after his wife died
4
the drink (the water) (gen) el agua; (sea) el mar
they fell into the drink
transitive verb
beber; tomar; especially (LAm)
would you like something to drink? ¿quieres tomar algo?
in the end he drank himself to death al final la bebida lo llevó a la tumba
this coffee isn't fit to drink este café no se puede beber
to drink sb's health brindar por la salud de algn
they all drank his health at dinner the Emperor drank her health his brother-in-law came up to me and insisted on our drinking each other's health
we drank ourselves into a stupor bebimos hasta perder el sentido
to drink sb under the table darle cien vueltas a algn bebiendo
he drank himself into oblivion they drank themselves stupid
to drink a toast to sth/sb brindar por algo/algn
they drank a toast to their continuing success he drinks all his wages every weekend he drank away his fortune this plant drinks a lot of water that car just drinks petrol
intransitive verb
1 (imbibe liquid) beber
I like drinking from the bottle
to drink from the bottle beber de la botella
to drink out of paper cups beber en vasos de plástico
they drank [from] the bottle/[out of] paper cups
2 (imbibe alcohol) beber; tomar; (LAm)
he doesn't drink no bebe (alcohol); no toma (alcohol); especially (LAm)
his problem has always been that he drinks
don't drink and drive si bebes, no conduzcas
he drinks like a fish bebe como una esponja
to drink like a [fish]
to drink to sth/sb brindar por algo/algn
I'll drink to that! let's drink to his health now we are going to drink to the health of my brother, and to all those kind people who have looked after him
Verb Conjugations for beber
Gerund: bebiendo
Participle: bebido
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yobebobebíbebíabeberíabeberé
bebesbebistebebíasbeberíasbeberás
él/ella/Ud.bebebebióbebíabeberíabeberá
nosotrosbebemosbebimosbebíamosbeberíamosbeberemos
vosotrosbebéisbebisteisbebíaisbeberíaisbeberéis
ellos/ellas/Uds.bebenbebieronbebíanbeberíanbeberán
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