When you say the word "drink" or "drinking" by itself, people will usually assume that you mean "drinking alcohol":

Would you like a drink?

I've heard that drinking is against the law in some Middle Eastern countries.

If you want to talk about drinking water, tea, or something that's not alcoholic, say "something to drink" or "drink something":

Can I get you something to drink?

You should drink something.

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