strong | weak | black, dark
a mug of strong black coffee
| milky, white
She drinks very milky coffee with lots of sugar.
| frothy | sugary, sweet | bitter | hot, steaming
a pot of piping hot coffee He brought in two mugs of steaming coffee.
| lukewarm, tepid | cold | iced | fresh
The others will be back soon?I'll go and make some fresh coffee.
| excellent, expensive, good | decaffeinated | ersatz | filter, percolated, real | instant
Would you like real or instant coffee?
(= with whiskey added),
(= very strong, black and sweet)
cup, mug, pot
VERB + COFFEE
Do you drink coffee?
I had two coffees while I waited.
‘How do you take your coffee?’ ‘Milk, no sugar, thanks.’
| sip, take a mouthful/sip of
He took a sip of his coffee.
| drain, drink up, finish | stir | pour (sb) | go for
Let's go for a coffee when you've finished your essay.
| brew, make
freshly-brewed coffee I'll make some coffee for breakfast.
a packet of freshly-ground coffee
COFFEE + VERB
get/go cold | be laced with sth
coffee laced with cognac
COFFEE + NOUN
cup, mug | machine, percolator, pot | dregs | break
in your ~
I have milk but no sugar in my coffee.
an aroma/a smell of coffee
An inviting smell of coffee wafted into the room.
| coffee-making facilities
Tea and coffee-making facilities are available in the kitchen.
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