eat, drink and be merry

eat, drink, and be merry

A call for others to enjoy themselves, usually in the context of a party or other festive gathering. Come on, people, this is a party—eat, drink, and be merry!
See also: and, merry

ˌeat, drink and be ˈmerry

(saying) said to encourage somebody to enjoy life now, while they can, and not to think of the future
See also: and, drink, merry
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com) where you can watch, dance, eat, drink and be merry.
After all, the season of eat, drink and be merry brightens up the darkest part of our year and it's a welcome break from the long dreary months of a Scottish winter.
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EAT dri rin EAT, drink and be merry for less with tomorrow's festive Daily Mirror.
CHRISTMAS may be the time to eat, drink and be merry.
Even people who spend the rest of the year counting calories and eating their five helpings of fruit and vegetables a day forget about their diets at Christmas to eat, drink and be merry.
Eat, drink and be merry - and enjoy your pension while you can.
Over the course of three tasty courses, Nigella serves up a cool Yule, which appears to be as simple as - eat, drink and be merry.
Workers in Wales said they expected to eat, drink and be merry for five hours at an office party, more than other people.
While the order of the day is eat, drink and be merry, Purim's serious side is that it celebrates Jewish survival from religious persecution.
The message is clear: Eat, drink and be merry, but don't break the law, or you'll face a pretty miserable Christmas.
So eat, drink and be merry, but remember: They'll be watching
Part 12: Christmas survival guide HERE is our foolproof festive survival guide to help you eat, drink and be merry without having to worry about piling on the pounds.
Tonight I shall eat, drink and be merry as usual because tomorrow we probably won't be able to afford to.
Let him eat, drink and be merry and watch the runs flow.