bend (one's/the) elbow

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bend (one's/the) elbow

To drink alcohol, perhaps excessively. Come bend your elbow at the bar with us tonight! If you're this hung-over, you must have really bent the elbow at the party last night.
See also: bend, elbow

bend one's elbow

 and bend the elbow; lift one's elbow
to take a drink of an alcoholic beverage; to drink alcohol to excess. He's down at the tavern, bending his elbow. Paul gets lots of exercise. I saw him bend his elbow thirty times at a bar yesterday.
See also: bend, elbow

bend your elbow

drink alcohol. North American
See also: bend, elbow

bend the elbow

verb
See also: bend, elbow

bend (one's) elbow

Slang
To drink alcoholic beverages.
See also: bend, elbow
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Stockley did not look back or deliberately bend his elbow to 'do' his rival but he turned his arm to shrug off Tierney with too much force.
Ajmal had his action reviewed by the ICC in 2009 and claims the game's governing body allow him to bend his elbow beyond the permitted 15 degrees.
Heavy swelling has made it impossible for him to bend his elbow and he is due to visit a specialist for an in-depth examination.