drink to excess

(do something) to excess

To do or indulge in something too much. I started to lose weight once I stopped regularly eating to excess. I'll go to the pub with you guys, but I'm not drinking to excess tonight—I have to be up early tomorrow.
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drink to excess

To drink alcohol to the point of intoxication. This is an important event for me, honey, so please don't drink to excess and make a fool of yourself.
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drink to excess

Euph. to drink too much alcohol; to drink alcohol continually. Mr. Franklin drinks to excess. Some people drink to excess only at parties.
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"People need to be aware that there are people of all ages who drink to excess," she told Reuters Health, adding that the new study is also important because it may help people recognize whether they themselves are drinking more than recommended.
A BIRMINGHAM pub where customers were said to "drink and drink and drink to excess" has had its opening hours cut after a string of booze-fuelled incidents.
Defending Marnat Ali said the recent death of Holt's mother had caused his client to drink to excess.
Dr Bishop spoke out after a survey found 40% of men and a quarter of women in Wales drink to excess on the days that they drink at all.
His particular contempt was reserved for the growing number of young women who drink to excess. He described them as "p***ed ladettes, profane, belly-flaunting, swigging shots of cocktail from brightly coloured bottles."
Defence barrister Nigel Soppitt said his client would regularly drink to excess and was taking anti-depressants at the time of the attack but had now curbed his drinking.
The focus groups asked four questions on drinking in general, two questions on extreme drinking, two questions about contexts in which people drink to excess, and five questions on why people drink to excess.
If this was the case then the Police would have little time for anything else and would probably have to double their numbers to cope with our present "drink to excess" culture.
WEST MIDLANDS Police is set to hand out free condoms at a Gay Pride festival in Birmingham to encourage revellers not to drink to excess.
A spokesman for the British Medical Association said: "This is irresponsible and is encouraging people to drink to excess."
The survey also reveals one in 10 people in Wales drink on a daily basis, 15 per cent drink to excess once a week and 18 per cent do it 'a few times' a week.
Ingestion of electrolyte-containing sports drinks does not prevent the development of EAH in athletes who drink to excess (1,22,32,62).
And compared to some other countries, we were far more likely to drink to excess - to go beyond becoming a little bit merry.
Some 35per cent of school pupils drink to excess by their early teenage years, a study has found.
Do you regularly drink to excess? Do you steer clear of regular exercise?