down the little red lane

down the little red lane

Down one's throat, often a child's. Open up, sweetie, so mommy can send the cough medicine down the little red lane.
See also: down, lane, little, red
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

down the little red lane

Fig. down someone's throat; down a child's throat. This really tasty medicine has to go down the little red lane. The last spoonful of that stuff that went down the little red lane came right back up.
See also: down, lane, little, red
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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