# One/Two onion rings?

When making an order, is it correct to say the following? If so, Why? If not what is the correct way?

Can I get one onion rings?

In case you want two servings,

Can I get two onion rings?

What you re trying to get is

an order of onion rings

Can I get a cheeseburger and onion rings?
Can I get a cheeseburger and (an order of) onion rings?

for more onion rings

Can I get a cheeseburger and two onion rings?
Can I get a cheeseburger and two (orders of) onion rings?

The reason why it works is because onion rings come in set amount orders and everyone knows your not asking for only two onion rings.

Your order can be further shortened to

One cheeseburger, two onion rings

and still be understood.

But say you are an onion freak and want extra onions on your burger, you might say:

One cheeseburger with extra onions and two orders of onions rings.

Can I get one onion rings?

It depends on what you want to convey. If you focus on the onion then it should be okay since you want rings of one onion. But if you focus on the rings, then it is a mistake, as you understand, since rings are plural and cannot be together with the cardinal number one.

Can I get two onion rings?

This sentence, unlike the previous one, means that you want two rings of of onion. It doesn't mean that you want two servings.