drink (someone) under the table

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drink (someone) under the table

To be able to drink much more alcohol than someone else. Please, she's a tipsy after one shot—I could definitely drink her under the table.
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drink someone under the table

Fig. to be able to drink more alcohol than someone else. I bet I can drink you under the table.
See also: drink, table
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

drink someone under the table

INFORMAL
If someone drinks you under the table, they drink much more alcohol than you. Donna is the only person I know who can drink me under the table. His dad drank him under the table and then tucked him up in bed.
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Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

drink someone under the table

consume more alcohol than your drinking companion without becoming as drunk. informal
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drink somebody under the ˈtable

(informal) drink more alcohol than somebody without becoming as drunk as they do: Believe me, she can drink anyone under the table!
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