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Talking about drinks

What is the difference between the following phrase:
Dry drink (gin for example)
Neat drink (without a mix with smth else)

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    Well, a dry drink is "not sweet". We say "dry gin" because there is a "sweet gin" called jenever.

    The "dry" in "scotch and dry" means dry ginger ale. Again, it's a refreshing mixed drink, but not sweet.

    A "neat drink" is exactly as you have described it.

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