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I drink tea. E- -ri-k te. E_ d____ t__ E- d-i-k t-. ------------ Eg drikk te. 0
I drink coffee. E---ri-k---ffi. E_ d____ k_____ E- d-i-k k-f-i- --------------- Eg drikk kaffi. 0
I drink mineral water. E- d-i-k --ner-lva-n. E_ d____ m___________ E- d-i-k m-n-r-l-a-n- --------------------- Eg drikk mineralvatn. 0
Do you drink tea with lemon? Dr--- d- -e-m-d---t--n? D____ d_ t_ m__ s______ D-i-k d- t- m-d s-t-o-? ----------------------- Drikk du te med sitron? 0
Do you drink coffee with sugar? D--kk--u -af-- --- s-----? D____ d_ k____ m__ s______ D-i-k d- k-f-i m-d s-k-e-? -------------------------- Drikk du kaffi med sukker? 0
Do you drink water with ice? Drik--du v----m-d--sbi-a-? D____ d_ v___ m__ i_______ D-i-k d- v-t- m-d i-b-t-r- -------------------------- Drikk du vatn med isbitar? 0
There is a party here. H-r e- --t---st. H__ e_ d__ f____ H-r e- d-t f-s-. ---------------- Her er det fest. 0
People are drinking champagne. F-l---r-kk m-----a----v--. F___ d____ m_________ v___ F-l- d-i-k m-s-e-a-d- v-n- -------------------------- Folk drikk musserande vin. 0
People are drinking wine and beer. F-l---r-kk -in-----l. F___ d____ v__ o_ ø__ F-l- d-i-k v-n o- ø-. --------------------- Folk drikk vin og øl. 0
Do you drink alcohol? D-i-k d--al--ho-? D____ d_ a_______ D-i-k d- a-k-h-l- ----------------- Drikk du alkohol? 0
Do you drink whisky / whiskey (am.)? D--kk du------y? D____ d_ w______ D-i-k d- w-i-k-? ---------------- Drikk du whisky? 0
Do you drink Coke with rum? D-----d--c--a med rom? D____ d_ c___ m__ r___ D-i-k d- c-l- m-d r-m- ---------------------- Drikk du cola med rom? 0
I do not like champagne. E---i--r i-kje m----ra-de -i-. E_ l____ i____ m_________ v___ E- l-k-r i-k-e m-s-e-a-d- v-n- ------------------------------ Eg likar ikkje musserande vin. 0
I do not like wine. E------- -k--e vin. E_ l____ i____ v___ E- l-k-r i-k-e v-n- ------------------- Eg likar ikkje vin. 0
I do not like beer. E---ikar----je-øl. E_ l____ i____ ø__ E- l-k-r i-k-e ø-. ------------------ Eg likar ikkje øl. 0
The baby likes milk. B--y----i--r-m----. B_____ l____ m_____ B-b-e- l-k-r m-ø-k- ------------------- Babyen likar mjølk. 0
The child likes cocoa and apple juice. B--n-t ----- ---ao og -pl----. B_____ l____ k____ o_ e_______ B-r-e- l-k-r k-k-o o- e-l-j-s- ------------------------------ Barnet likar kakao og eplejus. 0
The woman likes orange and grapefruit juice. K---na l-ka----p--si------g-g--pef---tj-s. K_____ l____ a__________ o_ g_____________ K-i-n- l-k-r a-p-l-i-j-s o- g-a-e-r-k-j-s- ------------------------------------------ Kvinna likar appelsinjus og grapefruktjus. 0

Signs as language

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