go to the lavatory

go to the lavatory

Euph. to go into a restroom and use a toilet. Bob requested to leave the room to go to the lavatory. Please stop the car. I have to go to the lavatory.
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It told owners that cats needed "to go to the lavatory somewhere that they can behave naturally and feel comfortable".
But boys have to sit down to go to the lavatory and their penis may look unusual.
They made us wear hairnets, for hygiene reasons, and we had to get permission to go to the lavatory.
The terrorist, who carried out 80 IRA bombings in a year, alleged that he was not allowed to go to the lavatory for the first six hours of his detention.
I stopped because I wanted to go to the lavatory,'' he said.
I had stopped in the car park to go to the lavatory and went for a short walk in an adjacent area of public woodland.
In "Natural Novel" the world is naturally perceived by both "higher" and "lower" senses; its characters do not go "to powder their noses" or "to wash their hands" -- they go to the lavatory.
Even when you go to the lavatory, you are clocked out and in again.
I think it was Margaret Thatcher who once said that no one needed to go to the lavatory more than twice a day.
If you leave the fall-out room to go to the lavatory or replenish food or water supplies, do not remain outside the room for a minute longer than is necessary.
Also children would have to cross the road to go to the lavatory, which I do not think is safe.
Robin said the pilot, who has not been identified, left the cockpit when the plane reached cruising altitude, presumably to go to the lavatory.
They provided baby food, baby cot and, when I had to eat or go to the lavatory, they happily offered to babysit my kids.
However, children occasionally begin soiling after they appear to know when to go to the lavatory.
After leaving Doha, crew members didn't allow any passenger to go to the lavatory, saying the seatbelt sign was on.