drink (oneself) to sleep

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drink (oneself) to sleep

To drink alcohol until one loses consciousness or is unable to stay awake any longer. You have to drink yourself to sleep each night? You might have a drinking problem, Jerry. Dad drank himself to sleep in his armchair again.
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On "Black & Blue," Faith rattles off a series of fellow basket cases (including the man who fills his emptiness with the company of strangers, a girl who drinks herself to sleep at night and a single mother who loses her mind on weekends) to make a point: We're all messed up in the end.