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pint

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Measurement, Drink
pintpint /paΙͺnt/ ●●○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 (written abbreviation pt)TM a unit for measuring an amount of liquid, especially beer or milk. In Britain a pint is equal to 0.568 litres, and in the US it is equal to 0.473 litrespint of πŸ”Š Add two pints of water to the mixture. πŸ”Š half a pint of milk πŸ”Š a pint glass (=a glass which will hold a pint of liquid)2 British EnglishDFD a pint of beer, especially one that you drink in a bar β†’ half πŸ”Š He’s gone down the pub for a quick pint.
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pintβ€’ He said he had drunk eight to 10 pints of lager and some vodka and tonic, the court was told.β€’ Born with a kidney defect, he needs up to 5 pints of liquid every day to stay fit and healthy.β€’ And after some jokes, and a pint of beer, we stood up as we remembered.β€’ He threw in a bucket of groundbait, a pint of maggots, and fished all night without a bite.β€’ a pint of milkβ€’ Cut the bottom off a four pint plastic milk container to make a free food scoop.β€’ It would appear that the rocker cover is becoming pressurised and oil consumption is approximately one pint per 150-200 miles.β€’ He's more used to the communion wine than pulling pints.β€’ Tony, 47, who once admitted to drinking up to twelve pints a night, just can't resist a good time.
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