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paint the town (red)

Sl. to go out and celebrate; to go on a drinking bout; to get drunk. I feel like celebrating my promotion. Let's go out and paint the town. They were out painting the town red last night.
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paint the town (red)

to go out and celebrate without control Jack finished his exams today so he's gone out to paint the town red.
Usage notes: usually said about celebrations that include a lot of drinking
See also: paint, town

paint the town

verb
See also: paint, town
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ONE of the most famous TV canines will be hoping to paint the town white and grey on Saturday.
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The exhibit is part of Middlesbrough town centre's plans to Paint The Town Red which has seen shop windows decorated with good luck messages for the team.
Her talents to capture the perfect picture have seen one shot she took, of St Mary's Lighthouse lit up during a storm, selected as the main image for the Paint the Town Pink breast cancer campaign on Tyneside.
1x Lulu Guinness purse, and a years supply of Vaseline Paint The Town Lip Tint, plus a tin for 20 runner-ups With party season almost upon us, get in the spirit with this festive offering from Vaseline.
The Care to Give Council hosts numerous events throughout the year; such as its signature 300 person Party for Pink which benefits Paint the Town Pink; as well as a bi-annual art show and luncheons.
A Paint the Town Pink Event Presented by Meridian Cancer Care
The Pastoral show bears several similarities to last year's Paint the Town, Allan Small, a participating artist and frame designer for the gallery, said.
the Academy Art Museum will host its annual Paint the Town fundraiser in Easton, MD.
And if Jane or Johnny has an 18th birthday coming up, why not give them the money you would've spent on buying new bedclothes, ink, and petrol driving to said hedgerow, to paint the town red themselves.
SOME people view the world through rose-tinted specs, but others like to paint the town red - like Rihanna.
A TEENAGER will be off out to paint the town red after scooping an award for his decorating skills.
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YASMINE Rasool will be the next artist to paint the town red, or any other colour she wants to, when she unleashes her talents on a massive canvas in Adliya tonight.
The 22-year-old also has another good reason to paint the town red - he has scooped the CoLaS Awards 2009 Personal Achiever of the Year Award, sponsored by South Tyneside College.