hit the sauce

hit the sauce

To drink alcohol, especially heavily and frequently. You need to stop hitting the sauce and start taking care of your kids!
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Additional menu items to hit the sauce include the Moonshine BBQ Combo Platter , complete with Moonshine BBQ Bacon Wrapped Shrimp, 1/3 order of Moonshine BBQ Ribs and Grilled Chicken on the Barbie, the Double Moonshine Burger and Moonshine BBQ Chopped Salad .
FRANCE coach Marc Lievremont was ready to hit the sauce after his shambolic side were humbled by rampant Tonga.
He'd clearly had enough of babysitting her while she hit the sauce.
Annie (Kate Beckinsale) waits tables at a Chinese restaurant while trying to rebuild her life after her estranged husband, Glenn (Sam Rockwell), hit the sauce and drove his truck off a cliff.
Meyers hit the sauce big time during a weekend visit to Dublin in November.
Just as in humans, some mice voluntarily abstain, some indulge occasionally, and some seriously hit the sauce, consuming as much as "several fifths of liquor" every day, in people terms.
When asked if he had any other methodological quibbles with the study, Smithers replied: "Initially, we worried that the HR managers who did not respond to the survey were either congenitally upbeat human beings who were not comfortable with the subject of depression, or folks who probably hit the sauce pretty hard and never got around to filling out questionnaires.
The Rovers chief was worried that his stars would hit the sauce on Saturday night and forget they had a vital league game against promotion rivals Falkirk.
Long before ADA or its predecessor statute in the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 came along, managers in civil service systems were finding it a headache to handle employees who hit the sauce.