Drinking

Drinking, (noun), 1- (act of drinking), cṛib.

2- (of alcohol), l-kuḥul.


Examples (act of drinking):

And then she let slip a not-so-subtle innuendo about my drinking habits. - Umbeɛd, meɛnat tmeɛniyya mefḍuḥa ɛla ṭbayeɛ-i f c-cṛib.

Drinking. That's the first thing I do after I wake up. - C-cṛib. Hadi hiya l-ḥaǧa l-ewwla lli ndir-ha mur ma nefṭen.

Farid was challenged to a drinking contest. - Farid tḥeddaw-h l-musabqa taɛ c-cṛib.

It is not only eating that is hard for him, but drinking also poses a major challenge. - Maci ɣir l-makla lli waɛra ɛel-ih. Ḥetta c-cṛib waɛer ɛel-ih bezzaf.


Examples (alcohol):

Drinking was his ruin. - L-kuḥul huma l-muṣiba taɛ-u.

Farid didn't want to stop drinking. - Farid ma kan-c ḥayeb iḥebbes l-kuḥul.

Farid has cut down on drinking. - Farid neqqes l-kuḥul.

Farid says he's cut down on drinking. - Farid qal belli neqqes l-kuḥul.

Farid's drinking has caused a lot of problems in his marriage. - L-'idman taɛ Farid ɛel l-kuḥul tsebbeb b-bezzaf macakel f z-zwaǧ taɛ-u.

Farid was back to drinking and using drugs. - Farid wella l-l-kuḥul u stiɛmal l-muxeddirat.

He doesn't want to admit that he has a drinking problem. - Ma ḥebb-c yesteɛṛef belli ɛend-u muckel taɛ idman ɛel l-kuḥul.

I don't drink anymore. - Ḥebbest l-kuḥul.

I think I might have a drinking problem. - Cekkit ɛend-i muckel mɛa l-kuḥul.

It's my father who stopped drinking. - Baba huwa lli ḥebbes l-kuḥul.

My father stopped drinking. - Baba ḥebbes l-kuḥul.

She advised him to stop drinking. - Neṣḥet-u bac iḥebbec l-kuḥul.

Stop drinking. You're addicted. - Ḥebbes l-kuḥul. Ṛa-k meḍrub ɛel-ih.

The doctor advised him to keep away from drinking. - Nṣeḥ-u ṭ-ṭbib bac iḥebbes l-kuḥul.

The doctor's warning stiffened my resolve to stop drinking. - T-teḥdar taɛ ṭ-ṭbib qewwa l-ɛazima taɛ-i bac nḥebbes l-kuḥul.

You should give up smoking and drinking. - Lazem tḥebbes d-duxxan u l-kuḥul.

You should stop drinking. - Madabi-k tḥebbes l-kuḥul.


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