drink down

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Verb1.drink down - drink down entirelydrink down - drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"
drink, imbibe - take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"

w>drink down

vt sephinuntertrinken, hinunterschlucken
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Ever and again he would be seized with a fit of deadly shuddering and groan aloud, and carrying the bottle to his lips, drink down the raw spirits by the mouthful.
He completed the sentence and the tale by burying his face in the down-tilted mouth of the condensed milk can and by gurgling the corrosive drink down his throat in thirsty gulps.
The players get food and drink down them, sleep and then we focus on Parkhead.
Maybe not a book to pair with mojitos, but I can put the drink down for this one.
Then Carol lets Billy cheer her up with a drink down the pub and they end up having a cheeky smooch too
Research by CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, shows 38 per cent of people are not going for a drink down their local.
He reached for the sugar bowl, loaded a dessertspoon, forced the drink down in a gulp.
FANTASY: Hard to imagine Kingsley Amis holding court with chums around the potato peelings while his wife enjoyed a drink down at the local hostelry
THE GANG: "This is the 1950s gang from Scotland Road having a drink down the local pub".
He did invite me for a drink down at QPR last season, and he'll be invited up for a drink following tomorrow's game.
If the clubs have poured the drink down their customers' necks without regard to the consequences then they should foot the bill for policing the mess that follows.
After all, at a time when belts are being tightened, the "quick drink down the local" is one of the easier economies a household can make.