can't hold (one's) drink

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can't hold (one's) drink

Has a low tolerance for alcohol; becomes drunk after consuming only a small amount of alcohol. A: "Wow, how much did those two have to drink?" B: "Hardly anything—they just can't hold their drink."
See also: drink, hold
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We are seen as a blearyeyed bunch who can't hold our drink, never know when enough is enough and become abusive, violent and out of control when drunk.
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