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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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Greg is sufficiently honest to admit he indulged on the booze a bit much when he was growing up, hitting the sauce hard in parks and out of the way areas.
The siblings are reunited by a family tragedy - the sudden death of their longsuffering mother, who has been so troubled that she's been hitting the sauce rather more than is good for her.
I suspect, however, he or she had been hitting the sauce quite heavily.
He was a very smooth dancer and enjoyed hitting the sauce pretty much every night.
She's going on picnics, hitting the sauce, flirting with Dr Doom.
PLANO, Texas -- Bennigan's Grill & Tavern is really hitting the sauce in the fourth quarter.
Little wonder, perhaps, the former Celtic striker and Liverpool legend can't bring himself to wag a finger at Barry Ferguson and Allan McGregor and tell them their stint in international exile is a price they should be paying for hitting the sauce at Cameron House.
While I'm glad as it might improve him as a player, if I had a wife like his," - that would be Graciela - "I'd be hitting the sauce so I could see double of her.
Donald Sutherland is a sea captain who is hitting the sauce in Virus (18).
But it is a terrible indictment of the Arsenal regime of those days that they either did not spot, or did not confront, the fact that at least three first-team players - Adams, Paul Merson and Ray Parlour - were all hitting the sauce seriously.
One insider said: "His injury problems have been getting him down and he has been hitting the sauce.