hold liquor

hold one's liquor

Fig. to be able to drink alcohol in quantity without ill effects. Old Jed can sure hold his liquorand a lot of it, too. I asked him to leave because he can't hold his liquor.
See also: hold, liquor
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The former bar at Le Parigo has been expanded and refurnished to hold liquor, high gravity beer, and wine.
The seminar will be open to employees of all companies in town that hold liquor licenses.
Data Commodities Ltd, hold liquor wholesale licenses, in California, Nevada and Arizona.
But he warned: "The biggest contributor to antisocial behaviour problems in the area is not the fact that the premises hold gaming licences, it is the additional fact they will hold liquor licences.
The biggest contributor to anti-social behaviour problems in the area is not the fact that the premises hold gaming licences, it is the additional fact they will hold liquor licences.
The biggest contributor to anti-social behaviour problems in the area is not the fact that the premises hold a gaming licences, it is the additional fact that they will hold liquor licences .
While there has been much public debate on the introduction of more flexible opening hours, solicitors Williamson and Soden is concerned that a lot of people who hold liquor licences will not realise to what extent the new rules affect them.