into the drink

into the drink

Into the water, especially the ocean. For example, One more wave and I thought I'd fall off the boat into the drink. [Slang; c. 1830]
See also: drink
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Mojitos have really caught on with the young crowd as well as older, sophisticated diners over the last year at Xiomara in Pasadena, a restaurant serving Cuban-inspired food, pointed out James Austin, general manager, where, on a weekend night, the bartender whips up 100 mojitos using fresh sugar cane from Miami to make the sugar-cane juice to put into the drink along with crushed lime and fresh mint, Bacardi light rum, ice and a splash of 7Up for carbonation.