Translation of "drinking" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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drinkingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈdrɪŋ.kɪŋ/ us /ˈdrɪŋ.kɪŋ/

drinking noun [ U ] (ALCOHOL)

the activity of drinking alcohol

I've done a lot of drinking since dad died. 自从爸爸去世后我常喝酒。
Drinking and driving is dangerous. 酒后驾车危险。
The doctor told me to change my drinking habits (= not to drink so much alcohol). 医生告诫我不要喝这么多的酒。

More examples

  • In the end, it was the continual drinking that was his downfall.
  • The government is clamping down on teenage drinking.
  • I had to give up drinking for health reasons.
  • The police are trying to stop out-of-hours drinking.
  • The eating, drinking and partying went on late into the night.

drinking noun [ U ] (LIQUID)

the act of taking liquid in through your mouth

This water is not for drinking. 这种水不是用来喝的。

(Translation of “drinking” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)