piss-up


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piss-up

n
slang chiefly Brit a drinking session
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piss-up - vulgar expression for a bout of heavy drinking
binge, tear, bout, bust - an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

piss-up

[ˈpɪsʌp] N (Brit) → juerga f de borrachera
he couldn't organize a piss-up in a breweryno tiene ni pajolera idea de cómo organizar algo
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I would say they couldn't even organise a piss-up in a brewery, but they do have Eric Pickles, so they might just manage that" Aaron Porter, outgoing president of the National Union of Students "I've had a fantastic time and when the time comes that my phone doesn't ring any more, I will have had my time.
It has now got to the point where our leaders have become so inept they couldn't organise a piss-up in a brewery, although in fairness they had no problem doing exactly that at the party's controversial Galway think-in earlier this month.
This includes weekend camping and a permission to hit us a dig in the head for getting so misty eyed about a three-day piss-up in the Irish countryside.
It seems the Scottish Parliament can't even organise a piss-up in its own bar, never mind a brewery.
Here is a man who we are led to believe is one the top people in the game and is reputed to earn pounds 5 million a year, yet he appears in the dugout like a refugee from a weekend piss-up with a scruffy-looking coat and a face that hasn't seen a razor for a week.
For decades, we've been attempting to bury the myth that we're a nation of thickos who constantly get pissed, but couldn't organise a piss-up in a brewery.
The people who attend this snobs' piss-up are used to paying over the nail to enhance their image and have been doing it for years.
I say gala dinner but it's more an excuse for a piss-up.
Usually when someone's admin skills are questioned, the stock phrase is "couldn't organise a piss-up in a brewery".
The baby was left in the kitchen and ignored while the adults had a piss-up and got drunk.
I suppose the only good thing about it for the GAA is that this piss-up is going to cost about e75,000, most of it going to Croke Park.