bend (one's/the) elbow

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bend (one's/the) elbow

To drink alcohol, perhaps excessively. Come bend your elbow at the bar with us tonight! If you're this hung-over, you must have really bent the elbow at the party last night.
See also: bend, elbow

bend one's elbow

 and bend the elbow; lift one's elbow
to take a drink of an alcoholic beverage; to drink alcohol to excess. He's down at the tavern, bending his elbow. Paul gets lots of exercise. I saw him bend his elbow thirty times at a bar yesterday.
See also: bend, elbow

bend your elbow

drink alcohol. North American
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bend the elbow

verb
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bend (one's) elbow

Slang
To drink alcoholic beverages.
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Under the ICC rules all bowlers are allowed to bend their elbow by 15 degree, beyond which the action would be illegal.
The ICC have accommodated this delivery - they changed the rules to allow these bowlers to bend their elbow 15 degrees, which is what makes it so difficult for the batsmen," Willis had said.
The ICC has accommodated this delivery -- they changed the rules to allow these bowlers to bend their elbow 15 degrees which is what makes it so difficult for the batsmen.