German translation of 'drinking'
⇒ there had been some heavy drinking at the party
auf der Party war viel getrunken worden
⇒ his drinking caused his marriage to break up
an seiner Trunksucht ging seine Ehe in die Brüche
⇒ underage drinking
der Alkoholkonsum von Minderjährigen
⇒ drinking habits
⇒ drinking bout or spree
Sauftour f (inf)
Example Sentences Including 'drinking'
Damin, on the other hand, was simply drinking to be sociable.TREASON KEEP (2001)
She'd put on quite a bit of weight recently, maybe it was being pregnant or maybe it was the drinking.THE EXECUTION (2002)
From her pallor and stumbling I could tell she'd not only been drinking but had taken tranquillisers as well.THE EXECUTION (2002)
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Word forms:drank, past tense drunk, past participle
⇒ food and drink
Essen und Getränke
⇒ may I have a drink?
kann ich etwas zu trinken haben?
⇒ would you like a drink of water?
möchten Sie etwas Wasser?
⇒ have a drink!
trink doch was!
⇒ can I get you a drink?
kann ich Ihnen etwas zu trinken holen?
⇒ I need a drink!
ich brauche was zu trinken!
⇒ he likes a drink
er trinkt gern (einen)
⇒ the drinks are on me
die Getränke zahle ich
⇒ the drinks are on the house
die Getränke gehen auf Kosten des Hauses
- (no plural) (= alcoholic liquor)
⇒ he has a drink problem
⇒ to be the worse for drink
⇒ to take to drink
zu trinken anfangen
⇒ his worries drove him to drink
vor lauter Sorgen fing er an zu trinken
⇒ it's enough to drive you to drink!
da könnte man wirklich zum Trinker werden
⇒ is the water fit to drink?
ist das Trinkwasser?,
kann man das Wasser trinken?
⇒ to drink oneself into a stupor
sich sinnlos besaufen (inf)
⇒ he doesn't drink
er trinkt nicht
⇒ his father drank
sein Vater war Trinker
⇒ to go out drinking
einen trinken gehen
⇒ one shouldn't drink and drive
nach dem Trinken soll man nicht fahren
⇒ drinking and driving
Alkohol am Steuer
⇒ to drink to sb
auf jdn trinken
⇒ to drink to sth
auf etw acc trinken
⇒ I'll drink to that
darauf trinke ich
Example Sentences Including 'drink'
On a captain's pay, you can't afford a drink here, let alone indulge your rather exotic tastes.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Just walked out one Friday, I think it was, no goodbye, no farewell drink , nothing.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
He sat up and back, drew on his cigarette, drank his drink.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Translation of drinking from the Collins English to German Dictionary