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drink down

To drink all of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "drink" and "down." This smoothie is gross—I really can't drink it down.
See also: down, drink

drink something down

to drink something; to consume all of something by drinking it. Here, drink this down, and see if it makes you feel better. Drink down this medicine.
See also: down, drink
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"She cannot put a drink down. Even when she's in the sea on a surfboard, she's got a beer," Daily Star quoted one of her friends as saying.
However, this year consumers are planning to tighten their belts across some areas, with spending on gifts, food and drink down this year by three per cent.
For many years, we've watched consumers drink down their chips, cookies and even ice cream with Diet Coke, Diet Pepsi, Diet Iced Tea, black coffee, 1% or skimmed milk, and even bottled (calorie-free) water.
'I think I'll finish it at home in front of EastEnders after I've had a quick drink down the pub.'
The lads, who like nothing better than a drink down the pub, have so impressed statuesque Helena that she's been waxing lyrical about them to anyone who'll listen.
Although the chapter "Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll" may make conservative readers spit up their martinis, they will no doubt smoothly drink down reverential (and debatable) assertions about the good old days such as, "[Under limited government], America had a vital culture that was rich in literature, art, philosophy, and music - richer and more vital, one might argue, than American culture today." Similarly, Murray's picture of a post-big government America is painted very much in conservative, Main Street USA colors, as when he extols "associations that are hardly visible to official Washington though they form an important part of daily life elsewhere in America.
The language is universal; she puts the drink down and waves back.
ME and Keith had a drink down memory lane the other evening.
A great reason for a drink down the pub with your pals...
Research by CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, shows 38 per cent of people are not going for a drink down their local.
"He did invite me for a drink down at QPR last season, and he'll be invited up for a drink following tomorrow's game.
I'll have a few yogurts and get some energy drink down me," The Sun quoted Murray, as saying.
People who drink too much should be the first to admit that ultimately it is them who pour the drink down their throats, not the off licences, pubs or bars.
However, if they've become lost in distant reverie and have a single silent tear of joy slowly rolling down their cheek, then it's fair to some sort of nostalgic hiraeth has regressed them to safer, happier times when the sight of Leonard Rossiter tipping his drink down Joan Collins' cleavage was by far the funniest thing imaginable.
A DAMPER ON THINGS: Amy looks a little the worse for wear at the end of her night out, after spilling a drink down herself PALS: David Gest and Kristian Marr out with Amy