What would you like to drink?

-

I understvà we use “I’ll” (“I will”) when we decide to lớn bởi vì something atthe time of speaking, such as in the former case.

Bạn đang xem: What would you like to drink?

However, what if I want khổng lồ drink an orange juice at a coffee shop (becauseit’s very delicious)? I already planned to lớn buy it before I went tothe shop. How can I answer this question at the coffee shop?

Waitress: What would you lượt thích to drink?

Me: ………………………

Can I say “I’m going to lớn have an orange juice.”?


phrase-request conversation
Share
Improve sầu this question
Follow
edited Jan 15 "16 at 5:38
*

Usernew
3,09722 gold badges1616 silver badges4040 bronze badges
asked Sep 11 "13 at 10:44
*

nkmnkm
2,3851616 gold badges4444 silver badges6767 bronze badges
Add a comment |

3 Answers 3


Active Oldest Votes
8
I underst& we use “I’ll (will)” when we decided khổng lồ vày something at the time of speaking in the former case.

I don"t believe sầu this distinction is widely recognized by native sầu speakers.

In any case, the coffee shop person doesn"t know or care whether you made your decision on the spot or had decided what drink khổng lồ have sầu before you came in.

Xem thêm: Hoa Hậu Jennifer Phạm Lần Đầu Khoe Con Gái Thứ Tư

"I"ll have an orange juice" would be perfectly acceptable in your coffee siêu thị scenario as wevolutsionataizmama.com as when visiting a frikết thúc.

Edit

Of course it"s also fine to simply reflect the khung of the question:

Waitress: What would you lượt thích to lớn drink?

Me: I"d lượt thích an orange juice.


Share
Improve this answer
Follow
edited Dec 18 "13 at 18:59
answered Sep 11 "13 at 16:trăng tròn
*

The PhotonThe Photon
9,64811 gold badge1919 silver badges1818 bronze badges
1
Add a bình luận |
5
You could say that but in English this probably makes more sense:

"May I have an orange juice?"


Share
Improve sầu this answer
Follow
answered Sep 11 "13 at 11:00
*

akkatrackerakkatracker
48922 silver badges77 bronze badges
1
Add a phản hồi |
4
"I"m going lớn have sầu an orange juice" is a little awkward-sounding, although not ungrammatical. Dropping the "an" helps a little, but probably more common would be just "orange juice, please" or "could I have sầu an orange juice?"


Share
Improve sầu this answer
Follow
answered Sep 11 "13 at 11:06
*

Peter FlomPeter Flom
2,3541010 silver badges1515 bronze badges
1
Add a bình luận |

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged phrase-request conversation .


Featured on Meta
Related
4
What expression should I use in this case?
2
How vị you ask: "What's/are the cookies like?"
5
I'm going to lớn the SHOPS vs I'm going khổng lồ the STORE (UK vs. US)
2
How would one describe an unpleasant surprise?
14
Can we say "Yes, I would" if someone asks "Would you mind buying me a drink?"
1
How would a native speaker formulate this request?
3
How khổng lồ answer the apology
0
How khổng lồ answer when someone ask lớn choose a day?
1
What about you or how about you
Hot Network Questions more hot questions

Question feed
Subscribe to RSS
Question feed To subscribe lớn this RSS feed, copy & paste this URL into your RSS reader.


English Language Learners
Company
Stachồng Exchange Network
site design / hình ảnh sản phẩm © 2022 Staông xã Exchange Inc; user contributions licensed under cc by-sa. rev2022.1.14.41173


English Language Learners Staông chồng Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled
*

Your privacy

By clicking “Accept all cookies”, you agree Staông chồng Exchange can store cookies on your device & discthua kém information in accordance with our Cookie Policy.