up the pole

up the pole

Fig. intoxicated. You sound a little up the pole. Why don't you call back when you're sober? She's up the pole and shouldn't drive.
See also: pole, up

up the pole

mod. alcohol intoxicated. You sound a little up the pole. Why don’t you call back when you’re sober?
See also: pole, up
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For more information about taking up the pole vault, call Ron Chambers on 07929 045959.
Pick up the poles and spread them in a circle--arranging poles so that the six thin ends cross at the top--to form a tepee with a diameter of about 8 feet.