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The word drink is primarily a verb, meaning to ingest liquids, see Drinking.
As a noun, it refers to the liquid thus ingested. It is often used in a narrower sense to refer to alcoholic beverages (as both a verb and a noun).
It can also be used metaphorically, as in to drink in the scenery.
A beverage is a drink specifically prepared for human consumption. Almost always it largely consists of water. These include:
- Water, from the tap or from a bottle
- Juice, for example fruit juices, vegetable juices, which may be fresh or made from a concentrate.
- Soft drinks
- Sports drinks
- Dairy drinks, for example milk, yogurt drink, chocolate milk, milkshake, egg nog
- Alcoholic beverages
- Cocktails - mixed drinks
- Hot beverages , for example coffee, tea, hot chocolate, hot cider, cappuccino
- Pearl milk tea, aka Boba Milk Tea, is a tea drink popular in China and among overseas Chinese.
Some substances may either be called food or drink, and accordingly be eaten with a spoon or drunk, depending on solid ingredients in it and on how thick it is, and on preference:
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