drink under the table


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drink someone under the table

Fig. to be able to drink more alcohol than someone else. I bet I can drink you under the table.
See also: drink, table

drink somebody under the table

  (informal)
if you can drink someone under the table, you can drink a lot more alcohol than they can I like a few beers but Mel can drink me under the table.
See drive to drink, can't hold drink
See also: drink, table