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The French drink Wine or French drink the Wine ?

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  1. rudrapada

    rudrapada Regular Member

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    I wrote my English as a Second Language exam today.
    I got this question "French drink wine - Use the correct article to correct the sentence".
    I wrote "The French drink Wine",is it correct ? I am baffled.
    BTW I don't drink wine
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    It epends on the actual wording of the question and context.

    The French drink wine is the correct answer, generally.

    If the purpose / focus of the sentence was the actual wine, then the wine is the better option. So; Who drank the wine, the French or Germans ?

    If the emphasis was on the French people, so question would be; Do the French drink wine ?
     
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    French drink wine
     
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  5. rudrapada

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    I know the answer it was just or fun, guys thank you.
    Anyways,I thought of posting it,while I was in the exam and I did it.
     
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    Germans only drink beer, always beer. Nothing else. So it's a rhetorical question
     
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    Being honest, we don't mind ...
    We drink both until there's no more to drink.
     
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    Wine drink french
     
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    So u be like this Sir ?
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    French drink the wine
    The French drink the wine
    Both are correct depending uopn the situation.
     
  12. rudrapada

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    You all have experienced drinking alcohol, now I feel filthy like
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    Give it a couple more decades and alcohol is banned in France.
     
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    So u says u go there and drink your sized pegs and cause inflation,which might effect the country's economy, then Alcohol banned. is that what u say SIR ?
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    It has nothing to do with inflation it has to do with a subject that can't be discussed on BHW and that is religion and politics,
     
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    We drink wine, beer, whatever you have to offer ! :)
     
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    No you aren't @pewep you can't do that
     
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