Drink

1-Drink, (noun), mecṛub (mecṛubat).

To ask for a drink, ṭleb men (kac waḥed) yeɛṭi-lu yecṛeb.

To buy sb a drink, xelleṣ l-(kac waḥed) ḥaǧa yecṛeb-ha.

To do sth for a drink, (dar ḥaǧa) bac yecṛeb (kac ḥaǧa).

To get sb a drink, ǧib l-(kac waḥed) ḥaǧa yecṛeb-ha.

To go out for a drink, xreǧ yecṛeb ḥaǧa.

To have a drink, cṛeb ḥaǧa.

To help oneself to a drink, cṛeb ḥaǧa.

To join sb for a drink, ǧa yecṛeb ḥaǧa mɛa (kac waḥed).

To take a drink, cṛeb.

To want a drink, ḥebb yecṛeb (kac) ḥaǧa.

To want another drink, ḥebb izid (yecṛeb) ḥaǧa.

He can't hold his drink, yeskeṛ b-l-xeff.

How about a drink? wac tqul lukan necceṛbu ḥwayeǧ?

2- (glass or amount of alcoholic drink), kas (kisan).

3- (an amount of liquid swallowed), ceṛba (ceṛbat).


2- Drink, (verb), cṛeb.

To drink another (cup, glass) of sth, zad (fenǧal, kas) taɛ kac ḥaǧa.

He doesn't drink anymore. - Ḥebbes l-kuḥul.


Examples (noun):

Alcohol mixed with energy drinks can be a dangerous combination. - Ki yetxelleṭ l-kuḥul b-l-mecṛubat ṭ-ṭaqawiyya, iwelliw xaliṭ xaṭir.

Can I fix you a hot drink? - Nweǧǧed-lek kac mecṛub sxun?

Come on, drinks are on me. - Ayya, l-mecṛubat ɛel-iyya.

Don't accept drinks from strangers. - Ma teqbel-c ixellṣu-lek beṛṛawiyya mecṛubat.

Don't mix energy drinks with alcohol. - Ma txelleṭ-c l-mecṛubat ṭ-ṭaqawiyya mɛa l-kuḥul.

During happy hour, all drinks are half price. - F saɛet l-feṛḥa, gaɛ l-mecṛubat yetbaɛu b-neṣṣ s-suma.

Everyone coming to the party must bring their own contribution to the food and drink. - Kul waḥed f lli iǧu l-l-ḥefla lazem iǧib ḥeqq-u taɛ l-makla u l-mecṛubat.

Farid brought his guests some drinks. - Farid ǧab ci mecṛubat l-ḍ-ḍyaf tawɛ-u.

Farid calmly poured himself a drink. - Farid serba kas l-ṛuḥ-u b-ɛqel-u. ~

Farid had a drink in his hand. - Farid kan cayed mecṛub f yedd-u.

Farid handed Karima one of the drinks. - Farid medd l-Karima waḥed men haduk l-mecṛubat.

Farid picked up the bottle and poured himself a drink. - Farid rfed hadik l-qerɛa u serba kas l-ṛuḥ-u.

Farid poured himself a drink. - Farid ferreɣ kas l-ṛuḥ-u.

Farid put down his drink. - Farid ḥeṭṭ l-mecṛub taɛ-u.

Farid took a drink from his wine glass. - Farid cṛeb ǧeɣma men l-kas taɛ-u taɛ c-cṛab.

Farid took a sip of his drink and put the glass back on the table. - Farid cṛeb ǧeɣma men l-mecṛub taɛ-u u ḥeṭṭ l-kas ɛel ṭ-ṭabla.

Farid took the drink away from Karima. - Farid beɛɛed hadak l-mecṛub ɛla Karima.

Farid walked into the living room with two drinks in his hands. - Farid dxel l-ṣ-ṣalun cadd zuǧ mecṛubat f yeddi-h.

Go get a drink of water. - Ṛuḥ ǧib-li kas ma.

Here's your drink, Farid. - Haw l-mecṛub taɛ-k, Farid.

I'm dying for a cold drink. - Ṛa-ni ṛayeḥ nmut ida ma necṛeb-c mecṛub bared.

I'm going to make you a drink. - Ṛa-ni ṛayeḥ ndir-lek mecṛub.

I'm handing out the drinks. - Ṛa-ni nwezzeɛ f l-mecṛubat.

I can't swallow these tablets without a drink of water. - Ma neqder-c nebleɛ had l-kaciyat bla kas taɛ ma.

I could use a drink. - Ida lqit necṛeb kac, ma nqul-c lala.

I don't like sweet drinks. - Ma nḥebb-c l-mecṛubat l-ḥluwwin.

I have to buy food and drinks for the party we're giving this evening. - Lazem necri l-makla u l-mecṛubat l-l-ḥelfa lli ṛa-na ṛayḥin ndiru-ha l-ɛciyya.

I saw her spike his drink. - Ceft-ha ki zadet l-kuḥul l-l-mecṛub taɛ-u.

I think a drink would help me calm down. - Cekkit belli lukan necṛeb kac ḥaǧa, nethedden cwiyya.

I was going to offer to buy you a drink. - Kunt ṛayeḥ neqtareḥ nxelleṣ-lek ḥaǧa tecṛeb-ha.

I'll be counting on you to bring the drinks. - Ṛa-ni ṛayeḥ netkel ɛel-ik tǧib l-mecṛubat.

I'd love a cold drink. - Ḥebbit necṛeb ḥaǧa barda.

May be a drink would help me relax a little. - Balak lukan necṛeb ḥaǧa, nreyyeḥ cwiyya. -

My favorite nonalcoholic drink is an avocado shake. Yum, it's so delicious! - L-mecṛub bla kuḥul lli nḥebb-u gaɛ huwa l-ḥlib b-l-avuka. Emm! Cḥal bnin!

Root beer is considered a classic American carbonated soft drink. - L-birra taɛ l-ɛruq yeɛtabṛu-ha mecṛub marikani klasiki, mkeṛben u bla kuḥul.

Someone put something in my drink. - Kac waḥed dar-li ḥaǧa f l-mecṛub taɛ-i.

Talk about the weather, the food at the party or your favorite drink. - Hdeṛ ɛel l-ḥal, l-makla f l-ḥefla wella l-mecṛub lli tḥebb-u gaɛ.

The bartender brought Farid his drink. - L-baṛman ǧab-lu l-Farid l-mecṛub taɛ-u.

The drinks looked cool and delicious. - Haduk l-mecṛubat kanu ibanu bardin u bnan.

The drinks were free. - L-mecṛubat kanu baṭel.

This is a drink I don't particularly care for. - Hada mecṛub ma ɛend-i ḥaǧa fi-h.

This is a ginger drink. - Hada mecṛub mexdum b-s-skenǧbir.

We do not sell alcoholic drinks or cigarettes to people under the age of eighteen. - Ma nbiɛu-c l-mecṛubat l-kuḥuliyya u d-dexxan l-n-nas lli teḥt men tmenṭac n-sna.

What kind of drinks do you plan on having at the party? - Wecnu huma l-mecṛubat lli ṛa-kum nawyin tserbiw-hum f l-ɛers?

What's your favorite alcoholic drink? - Wecnu huwa l-mecṛub l-kuḥuli lli tḥebb-u gaɛ?

What's your favorite drink in the summer? - Wecnu huwa l-mecṛub lli tḥebb-u gaɛ f ṣ-ṣif?

What's your favorite hot drink? - Wecnu huwa l-mecṛub s-sxun lli tḥebb-u gaɛ?

What's your favorite non-caffeinated drink? - Wecnu huwa l-mecṛub lli ma ɛend-u-c l-kafiyin lli tḥebb-u gaɛ?

What's your favorite soft drink? - Wecnu huwa l-mecṛub l-ɣir kuḥuli lli tḥebb-u gaɛ?


Examples (amount of swallowed liquid):

Farid took a drink from a bottle of wine. - Farid ḍreb ceṛba men waḥed l-qerɛa taɛ c-cṛab.

I took a long drink. - Cṛebt ceṛba ṭwila.


Examples (He can't hold his drink):

Farid can't hold his drink and is usually legless after two or three. - Farid yeskeṛ b-l-xeff u mwalf, ɣir yecṛeb tlata wella ṛebɛa mecṛubat, iṭiḥ.


Examples (how about a drink?):

How about a drink after the game? - Wac tqul lukan necceṛbu ḥwayeǧ muṛ l-paṛtiyya?


Examples (to ask for a drink):

One day, when the girl was at the spring, a poor lady approached her and asked her for a drink. - Waḥed n-nhaṛ, ki kanet hadik ṭ-ṭefla f l-ɛin, tqerrbet men-ha waḥed l-ɛǧuza gellila u ṭelbet men-ha teɛṭi-lha tecṛeb cwiyya ma.


Examples (to buy sb a drink):

At least let me buy you and your friends a drink. - Xelli-ni, ɛel aqell, nxelleṣ-lkum ḥwayeǧ nta u ṣḥab-k.

Buy Farid a drink. - Xelleṣ ḥaǧa l-Farid.

Can I buy you another drink? - Nxelleṣ-lek ḥaǧa tecṛeb-ha?

Do you want me to buy you a drink? - Ḥebbit nxelleṣ-lek ḥaǧa?

Farid bought drinks for everybody in the bar. - Farid xelleṣ ḥwayeǧ l-gaɛ n-nas f l-baṛ.

Farid bought Karima a few drinks. - Farid xelleṣ ḥwayeǧ l-Karima.

He bought me a drink. - Xelleṣ-li ḥaǧa necṛeb-ha.

I bought her some drinks. - Xelleṣt-lha ḥwayeǧ.

I want to buy you a drink. - Ḥebbit nxelleṣ-lek ḥaǧa tecṛeb-ha.

Let me buy you a drink. - Ayya nxelleṣ-lek ḥaǧa.

Let me buy you gentlemen a drink. - Ayyaw nxelleṣ-lkum ḥaweǧ ya ǧmaɛa.


Examples (to do sth for a drink):

I met Farid for a few drinks after work. - Tlaqit mɛa Farid bac necceṛbu ḥwayeǧ muṛ l-xedma.

Let's go out for a drink after work. - Ayya nexxerǧu necceṛbu ḥwayeǧ muṛ l-xedma.

We must get together for a drink some time. - Lazem netlaqaw kac xeṭra necceṛbu ḥwayeǧ.


Examples (to get sb a drink):

Can I get you a drink, Farid? - Nǧib-lek ḥaǧa tecṛeb-ha, Farid?

Can somebody get her a drink? - Yeqder kac waḥed iǧib-lha ḥaǧa tecṛeb-ha?

Do you want to go get a drink? - Ḥebbit tǧib ḥaǧa tecṛeb-ha?

Do you want to go out and get something to drink? - Ḥebbit texreǧ tecṛeb ḥaǧa?

I am entering the cafe to get something to drink. - Ṛa-ni daxel l-l-qehwa bac nǧib ḥaǧa necṛeb-ha.

I'll get us some drinks. - Ṛa-ni ṛayeḥ nǧib ḥwayeǧ necceṛbu-hu.

Let me get us some more drinks. - Stenna nǧib ci ḥwayeḥ necceṛbu-hum.

Let me get you a drink. - Stenna nǧib-lek ḥaǧa tecṛeb-ha.

Why don't you get something to drink? - Ɛlac ma tṛuḥ-c tǧib ḥaǧa tecṛeb-ha?


Examples (to go out for a drink):

Farid and I often go out for a couple of drinks after work. - Ana u Farid mwalfin nexxerǧu necceṛbu ḥwajeǧ muṛ l-xedma.

Farid left the construction site to go get a drink. - Farid xreǧ men c-canṭi bac iǧib ḥaǧa yecṛeb-ha.


Examples (to have a drink):

Farid and Karima were having a drink together. - Farid u Karima ṛa-hum yecceṛbu ḥwayeǧ kifkif.

Farid is out having drinks with Karima. - Farid ṛa-hu beṛṛa yecṛeb mɛa Karima.

I had drinks with Farid last night. - Cṛebt mɛa Farid l-bareḥ f l-lil.

I've had only a couple of drinks. - Cṛebt zuǧ kisan beṛk.

I want to go and have a drink. - Ḥebbit nṛuḥ necṛeb ḥaǧa.

She had a few more drinks. - Zadet ceṛbet ci ḥwayeǧ.

They all have drinks. - Gaɛ yecceṛbu ḥwayeǧ.

Would you like to go have a drink? - Tṛuḥ tecṛeb ḥaǧa?


Examples (To help oneself to a drink):

If you get to my house before I do, help yourself to a drink. - Lukan telḥeq l-daṛ-i qbel men-i, cṛeb ḥaǧa.

Please help yourselves to the drinks. - Ayyaw, cceṛbu l-mecṛubat tawɛ-kum.


Examples (to take a drink):

Farid took a drink from a bottle of wine. - Farid cṛeb men waḥed l-qerɛa taɛ c-cṛab.

Farid took another drink. - Farid zad cṛeb ḥaǧa.

Have a drink. - Cṛeb ḥaǧa.


Examples (to want a drink):

Do you want a drink or not? - Ḥebbit tecṛeb ḥaǧa wella lala?

I'll ask him whether he wants another drink. - Nseqsi-h ida ḥebb izid yecṛeb ḥaǧa.

I just want a quiet drink. - Ḥebbit beṛk necṛeb kac ḥaǧa f l-ɛafya.

I really need a drink. - Ṣaḥḥ ṛa-ni ḥayeb necṛeb.

I want a drink real bad. - Ṛa-ni ṣeḥḥ ḥayeb necṛeb ḥaǧa. ~

Who needs a drink? - Ckun ḥebb yecṛeb ḥaǧa?

Would you like a drink? - Tecṛeb ḥaǧa?

You need a drink. - Lazem tecṛeb ḥaǧa.


Examples (verb):

Aren't you going to drink your milk? - Ma tecṛeb-c l-ḥlib taɛ-k?

Are you drinking? - Ṛa-k tecṛeb?

Are you drinking green tea? - Ṛa-k tecṛeb l-latay l-xḍer?

Are you sure there's nothing else to drink? - Ṛa-k metḥeqqeq belli makan-c ḥetta ḥaǧa waḥed-uxra necceṛbu-ha?

As a rule, I don't drink coffee. - F ɛwayed-i, ma necṛeb-c l-qehwa.

Do not drink from the bottle please. - Ma tecṛeb-c men l-qerɛa, men feḍl-k.

Don't drink this water. - Ma tecṛeb-c had l-ma.

Do you drink coffee every day? - Tecṛeb l-qehwa kul yum?

Do you drink coffee every morning? - Tecṛeb l-qehwa kul ṣbaḥ?

Do your children drink milk? - Yecceṛbu wlad-k l-ḥlib?

Do your children like to drink milk? - Iḥebbu wlad-k yecceṛbu l-ḥlib?

Do you really think you should drink that? - Ṣeḥḥ ṛa-k txemmem belli lazem tecṛeb had c-ci?

Do you still drink your coffee black? - Mazal-k tecṛeb l-qehwa taɛ-k keḥla?

Do you want to drink tea or coffee? - Ḥebbit tecṛeb l-latay wella l-qehwa?

Drink this, Farid. You'll feel better. - Cṛeb hada ya Farid. Ṛa-k ṛayeḥ tḥess ṛuḥ-k xir.

Drink water only when you are thirsty. - Cṛeb l-ma ɣir ki teɛṭec.

Drink when you are thirsty. - Cṛeb ki teɛṭec.

Drink with me, Farid. - Cṛeb mɛa-ya, Farid.

Drink your tea, Farid. - Cṛeb l-latay taɛ-k ya Farid.

Drinking a lot of coffee can raise your blood pressure. - Ki yecṛeb l-waḥed bezzaf l-qehwa, teqder teṭleɛ-lu ṭ-ṭunsyu.

Drinking warm milk before going to sleep helps you sleep well. - Ki yecṛeb l-waḥed l-ḥlib s-sxun qbel ma yerqed iɛawen-u bac yerqed mliḥ.

Everyone was eating and drinking, but I didn't want anything. - Kanu gaɛ yaklu u yecceṛbu, beṣṣeḥ ana ma kunt ḥayeb ḥetta ḥaǧa.

Farid advised Karima to drink more milk. - Farid nṣeḥ Karima bac tecṛeb l-ḥlib kteṛ.

Farid and I both drink too much coffee. - Ana u Farid necceṛbu bezzaf l-qehwa.

Farid and I were drinking coffee together on the porch. - Ana u Farid kunna necceṛbu f l-qehwa kifkif f s-sqifa.

Farid asked Karima if she wanted something to drink. - Farid seqsa Karima ida ḥebbet tecṛeb ḥaǧa.

Farid asked me to buy him something to drink. - Farid ṭleb men-i necri-lu ḥaǧa yecṛeb-ha.

Farid didn't really feel like drinking coffee. - Farid ma kan-c ɛend-u l-gusṭu yecṛeb qehwa.

Farid doesn't drink coffee every day. - Farid ma yecṛeb-c l-qehwa kul yum.

Farid doesn't drink tea. - Farid ma yecṛeb-c l-latay.

Farid doesn't often drink coffee. - Farid ma yecṛeb-c l-qehwa bezzaf.

Farid drinks. - Farid yecṛeb.

Farid drinks a lot of milk. - Farid yecṛeb bezzaf l-ḥlib.

Farid drinks between three and six coffees a day. - Farid yecṛeb bin tlata u sett fnaǧel taɛ l-qehwa f n-nhaṛ.

Farid drinks too much these days. We have to stop him from drinking any more. - Farid ṛa-hu yecṛeb bezzaf had l-yamat. Lazem nḥebbsu-h, iɛud ma yecṛeb-c gaɛ.

Farid drinks two or three cups of coffee every day. - Farid yecṛeb zuǧ wella telt fnaǧel taɛ l-qehwa kul yum.

Farid had nothing left to drink. - Farid xlaṣ-lu wac yecṛeb/

Farid has been drinking. - Farid kan yecṛeb.

Farid has been drinking very heavily. - Farid kan yecṛeb bezzaf had l-wqat l-exxraniyyin.

Farid has had a lot to drink. - Farid cṛeb bezzaf.

Farid has started drinking a lot. - Farid bda yecṛeb bezzaf.

Farid said he wanted something cold to drink. - Farid qal belli ḥebb yecṛeb ḥaǧa barda.

Farid is drinking water. - Farid ṛa-hu yecṛeb f l-ma.

Farid loves to drink tea from the cup that Karima gave him. - Farid iḥebb yecṛeb l-latay b-l-fenǧal lli ɛṭat-hu-lu Karima.

Farid offered me a beer, but I told him that I didn't drink beer. - Farid qtareḥ yeɛṭi-li birra, beṣṣeḥ qult-lu belli ana ma necṛeb-c l-birra.

Farid prefers drinking coffee without sugar. - Farid ifeḍḍel yecṛeb l-qehwa bla sukkeṛ.

Farid probably won't drink that. - Farid bayen belli ma ṛa-hu-c ṛayeḥ yecṛeb had c-ci.

Farid promised not to drink anymore. - Farid wɛed ma iɛawed-c yecṛeb.

Farid said he didn't want anything to drink. - Farid qal belli ma kan ḥayeb yecṛeb ḥetta ḥaǧa.

Farid said he wanted something hot to drink. - Farid qal belli ḥebb yecṛeb ḥaǧa sxuna.

Farid's doctor advised him to drink more milk. - Ṭ-ṭbib taɛ Farid nṣeḥ-u bac yecṛeb l-ḥlib kteṛ.

Farid's father doesn't allow him to drink wine. - Babat Farid ma ixelli-h-c yecṛeb c-cṛab.

Farid used to drink a lot. - Farid kan yecṛeb bezzaf.

Farid thinks that Karima drinks too much coffee. - Ɛla ḥsab Farid, Karima tecṛeb bezzaf l-qehwa.

Farid wants something cold to drink. - Farid ḥebb yecṛeb ḥaǧa barda.

Farid wants to drink a cup of coffee. - Farid ḥebb yecṛeb fenǧal taɛ qehwa.

Farid wants to know what you would like to drink. - Farid ḥebb yeɛṛef wac ḥebbit tecṛeb.

Farid was drinking chocolate milk through a straw. - Farid kan yecṛeb l-ḥlib b-c-cikula b-meṣṣaṣa. ~

For the first month after the accident she could only drink liquids through a straw. - F c-cheṛ l-ewwlani muṛ hadak l-ḥadet, kanet teqder beṛk tecṛeb s-swayel b-meṣṣaṣa. ~

Give him something to drink. - Ɛṭi-lu ḥaǧa yecṛeb-ha.

Give me something cold to drink. - Ɛṭi-li ḥaǧa barda necṛeb-ha.

Go on Farid, drink it. - Ayya, Farid, cṛeb-u.

Have something to drink. - Cṛeb ḥaǧa.

Have you been drinking today? - Cṛebt l-yum?

He drinks like a fish. - Huwa yecṛeb ki l-ḥuta.

He is drinking milk. - Ṛa-hu yecṛeb f l-ḥlib.

He likes drinking coffee without sugar. - Iḥebb yecṛeb l-qehwa bla sukkeṛ.

He used to drink. - Kan yecṛeb.

He who drinks, will drink. - Lli yecṛeb, izid yecṛeb.

How about something cold to drink? - Tecṛeb ḥaǧa barda?

How many cups of coffee did you drink this morning? - Cḥal men fenǧal taɛ qehwa cṛebt ṣ-ṣbaḥ?

How many cups of coffee did you drink yesterday? - Cḥal men fenǧal taɛ qehwa cṛebt l-bareḥ?

How much coffee did you drink? - Cḥal cṛebt l-qehwa?

How much milk did you drink? - Cḥal cṛebt l-ḥlib?

I asked Farid what he wanted to drink. - Seqsit Farid wac kan ḥayeb yecṛeb.

I asked Farid what he was drinking. - Seqsit Farid wac kan yecṛeb.

I can't drink tea without sugar. - Ma neqder-c necṛeb l-latay bla sukkeṛ.

I could use something to drink. - Mada b-iyya necṛeb ḥaǧa.

I didn't drink the milk. - Ma cṛebt-c hadak l-ḥlib.

I didn't drink too much. - Ma cṛebt-c bezzaf.

I didn't notice what Farid was drinking. - Ma ṛeddit-c bal-i wac kan yecṛeb Farid.

I don't allow my children to drink wine. - Ma nxelli-c wlad-i yecceṛbu c-cṛab.

I don't care what you drink. - Ma ɛend-i ḥaǧa f wac tecṛeb.

"I don't drink." "But this is juice." "No, I mean I don't drink liquids. I only eat food." - "Ana ma necṛeb-c." "Hada ɛṣir." "Maɛlic. Wac qsedt huwa ma necṛeb-c gaɛ s-swayel. Nakul ɣir l-makla.

I don't drink coffee. - Ana ma necṛeb-c l-qehwa.

I don't drink coffee every day. - Ana ma necṛeb-c l-qehwa kul yum.

I drank some water. - Cṛebt cwiyya ma.

I drink 1.7 liters of water each day. - Ana necṛeb ritla faṣel sebɛa taɛ l-ma kul yum.

I drink at least two liters of water a day. - Ana necṛeb, ida makanc, zuǧ ritlat ma f n-nhaṛ.

I drink milk almost every day. - Necṛeb l-ḥlib qrib kul yum.

I drink my coffee black. - Ana necṛeb l-qehwa taɛ-i keḥla.

I drink three cups of coffee every day. - Ana necṛeb kul yum telt fnaǧel taɛ l-qehwa.

If he continues drinking too much, he will fall ill sooner or later. - Lukan ikemmel yecṛeb bezzaf, ṛa-hu ṛayeḥ yemreḍ l-yum wella ɣedwa.

If you only drink this juice for a few days, you'll get better. - Lukan tecṛeb ɣir had l-ɛṣir kul yum, ṛa-k ṛayeḥ tḥess ṛuḥ-k xir.

If you want to grow up, you have to drink a lot of milk. - Ida ḥebbit tekber, lazem tecṛeb bezzaf l-ḥlib.

I've been drinking too much coffee. - Cṛebt bezzaf qehwa.

I know what Farid likes to drink. - Ɛlabal-i wac iḥebb yecṛeb Farid.

I need something to drink. - Ḥebbit necṛeb ḥaǧa.

I neither drink nor smoke. - Ana ma necṛeb, ma netkeyyef.

In order to stay awake I may have to drink more coffee. - Bac nebqa faṭen, lazem nzid necṛeb l-qehwa.

I often drink tea. - Ana necṛeb bezzaf l-latay.

I should start drinking. - Lazem nebda necṛeb.

Is it safe to drink this water? - Yeqder yecṛeb l-waḥed had l-ma?

Is there anything to drink? - Kac ma necceṛbu?

It's best to drink in moderation. - Makanc kima ki yecṛeb l-waḥed b-l-mizan.

It's no wonder Farid's sleeping poorly; he drinks up to twelve cups of coffee a day. - Maci muɣriba ki Farid ma yerqed-c mliḥ. Huwa yecṛeb ḥettan ṭnac n fenǧal taɛ l-qehwa f n-nhaṛ.

I used to drink a lot. - Kunt necṛeb bezzaf.

I want to drink something cold. - Ḥebbit necṛeb ḥaǧa barda.

I was forced to drink against my will. - Tḥettemt necṛeb.

I went inside to drink coffee. - Dxelt bac necṛeb l-qehwa.

I'll drink the same thing you do. - Necṛeb wac tecṛeb.

I'll go see if I can find us something to drink. - Nṛuḥ ncuf ida neqder nelqa kac ḥaǧa necceṛbu-ha.

I'll never drink alcohol again. - Ma nɛawed-c gaɛ necṛeb l-alkul.

I won't drink anything. - Ma ṛa-ni ṛayeḥ necṛeb walu.

I'd advise you to not drink that water. - Nenṣeḥ-k ma tecṛeb-c hadak l-ma.

I'd like to ask for something to drink. - Ḥebbit neṭleb ḥaǧa necṛeb-ha.

I'd like to drink some tea or coffee. - Ḥebbit necṛeb cwiyya latay wella qehwa.

I'd say you've had enough to drink. - Cekkit ṛa-k cṛebt bezzaf.

Karima drinks every day. - Karima tecṛeb kul yum.

Let the tea sit a while before you drink it. - Xelli l-latay hadak ireyyeḥ cwiyya qbel ma tecṛeb-u.

Let's drink a toast to our friends! - Ayyaw necceṛbu f xaṭer ṣḥab-na.

Let's drink to that. - Ayya necceṛbu f xaṭer had c-ci. ~

Let's eat something before we start drinking. - Ayya naklu kac ḥaǧa qbel ma nebdaw necceṛbu.

Let's not start drinking until Farid gets here. - Ayyaw ma nebdaw-c necceṛbu ḥettan yelḥeq Farid.

Let's wait and see and drink some tea. - Ayya nestennaw u necceṛbu cwiyya latay mabid.

Many men here drink away their wages. - Kayen bezzaf ṛǧal hna yecceṛbu gaɛ c-cehṛiyyat tawɛ-hum.

May I have something hot to drink? - Neqder necṛeb ḥaǧa sxuna?

More and more people drink orange juice. - Kayen ɛaded metzayed taɛ n-nas lli ṛa-hum yecceṛbu l-ɛṣir.

Most people don't drink enough water. - L-ketṛa f n-nas ma yecceṛbu-c wac lazem men l-ma.

Mr. Yami is drinking coffee. - S-seyyed Yami ṛa-hu yecṛeb l-qehwa.

My doctor says I don't drink enough water. - Qal-li ṭ-ṭbib taɛ-i belli ma necṛeb-c l-qis lli lazem necṛeb-u taɛ l-ma.

My older sister often drinks tea with milk. - Xut-i l-kbira mwalfa tecṛeb l-latay b-l-ḥlib.

My wife usually doesn't drink coffee at night, and neither do I. - Meṛt-i maci mwalfa tecṛeb l-qehwa f l-lil u ḥetta ana ma necṛeb-ha-c.

Only Karima drinks coffee. - Ɣir Karima lli tecṛeb l-qehwa.

Simply dissolve the pill in water and drink. - Dewweb beṛk hadik l-ḥebba f l-ma u cṛeb-ha.

Tell Farid I don't drink. - Qul l-Farid belli ma necṛeb-c.

The boy and the man are drinking water. - Hadak ṭ-ṭfel mɛa hadak ṛ-ṛaǧel ṛa-hum yecceṛbu f l-ma.

The child is drinking some milk. - Hadak ṭ-ṭfel ṛa-hu yecṛeb cwiyya ḥlib.

The coffee was so hot that I couldn't drink it. - Hadik l-qehwa, men ketṛet kanet sxuna, ḥettan ma qdert-c necṛeb-ha.

The coffee was too hot for me to drink. - Hadik l-qehwa ǧat-ni sxuna bezzaf bac necṛeb-ha.

The doctor suggested that she drink more water to keep from being dehydrated. - Ṭ-ṭbib qtareḥ tecṛeb l-ma kteṛ bac ma yencef-c l-bden taɛ-ha.

The elephants are drinking water. - L-fyal ṛa-hum yecceṛbu f l-ma.

The Italians often drink coffee. - Ṭ-Ṭlayen yecceṛbu bezzaf l-qehwa.

The man is drinking coffee. - Hadak ṛ-ṛaǧel ṛa-hu yecṛeb l-qehwa.

The more you drink, the less careful you will be. - Qedd ma tzid tecṛeb, qedd ma tenqes l-mḥadra taɛ-k.

There was nothing to drink. - Ma kanet ḥetta ḥaǧa yecṛeb-ha l-waḥed.

They asked me for something to drink. - Ṭelbu men-i neɛṭi-lhum kac ḥaǧa yecceṛbu-ha.

They didn't offer me anything to drink. - Ma qtarḥu ɛel-iyya ḥetta ḥaǧa necṛeb-ha.

They like to get together and drink. - Iḥebbu yetlaqaw u yecceṛbu.

This coffee is so hot that I can't drink it. - Had l-qehwa, men ketṛet sxuna, ḥettan ma neqder-c necṛeb-ha.

We conversed until late at night while eating cake and drinking tea. - Geṣṣerna ḥettan ṛaḥ l-ḥal f l-lil, u ḥna naklu f l-gaṭu u necceṛbu f l-latay.

We drink everything except water. - Ḥna necceṛbu kullec, ɣir l-ma.

We drink too little water. - Necceṛbu cwiyya beṛk taɛ l-ma.

We drink water. - Ḥna necceṛbu l-ma.

We had a lot to drink. - Cṛebna bezzaf.

Were you drinking? - Kunt tecṛeb?

What can I get you to drink? - Wac nǧib-lek tecṛeb?

What did she drink? - Wac ceṛbet?

What is she drinking? - Wac ṛa-hi tecṛeb?

What tea do you drink? Is lemon tea okay? - Wac men latay lli tecṛeb-u? Tḥebb l-latay taɛ l-qares?

What to drink? - Wac necceṛbu?

What we need now is something hot to drink. - Wac nesḥeqqu duṛk hiya ḥaǧa sxuna necceṛbu-ha.

What were you drinking? - Wac ṛa-k tecṛeb?

Which one of these glasses did you drink out of? - Ama, f had z-zuǧ kisan, lli tecṛeb bi-h?

Why does Farid drink so much? - Ɛlac yecṛeb Farid had c-ci gaɛ? ~

Why don't you pour yourself something to drink? - Ɛlac ma tserbi-c l-ṛuḥ-k ḥaǧa tecṛeb-ha?

Why do you drink a lot? - Ɛlac tecṛeb bezzaf?

Women who drink beer from a bottle don't appeal to me. - N-nsa lli yecceṛbu l-birra men l-qerɛa ma yeɛɛeǧbu-ni-c.

"Would you like something to drink?" "Sorry, no thanks." - "Tecṛeb ḥaǧa?" "Lala, ṣaḥḥit."

You're drinking out of my cup. - Ṛa-k tecṛeb men l-fenǧal taɛ-i.

You can drink anything you want. - Teqder tecṛeb wac tḥebb.

You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. - Teqder teddi ɛud l-l-ɛin, beṣṣeḥ ma teqder-c tḥettem-u yecṛeb.

You can't drink seawater because it's too salty. - Ma teqder-c tecṛeb l-ma taɛ l-bḥeṛ xaṭer maleḥ bezzaf.

You drink too much. - Nta tecṛeb bezzaf.

You've been drinking, haven't you? - Kunt tecṛeb, wella lala?

You shouldn't be drinking. - Ma lazem-c tecṛeb.

You shouldn't drink stagnant water. - Ma lazem-c tecṛeb l-ma r-raked.

You'll feel better if you drink this medicine. - Ṛa-k ṛayeḥ tḥess l-ṛuḥ-k xir lukan tecṛeb had d-dwa.

You'd better not drink the tap water. - Ɣir ma tecṛeb-c men l-ma taɛ l-ɛin.

You wouldn't want to drink the soup cold. - Ma cekkit-c belli ṛa-k ḥayeb tecṛeb ṣ-ṣuppa taɛ-k barda.


Examples (to drink another cup, glass):

Will you drink another cup of coffee? - Tzid fenǧal taɛ qehwa?


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