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.
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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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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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She added: "She is coming up for 80 and she is sprightly as a young gazelle and she will drink you under the table.
He'd drink you under the table, smoke you under the table, he was one of those guys.
NOT only is pop siren Jamelia in possession of a set of pins that would take three-and-a-half weeks to fully lick, she's also the type of lady who would drink you under the table, carry you to the taxi and still have the common decency to stop on the way home for kebabs.
She's beautiful - the type of girl you could take down the pub, would drink you under the table, get into a fight, and then drag you home, only after stopping off for a kebab on the way, of course.