go right through (one)

go right through (one)

Of food, drink, or medicine, to be rapidly excreted from the body (as urine or feces) very soon after being ingested. A shortening of "go right through one like a dose of salts," which refers to the use of Epsom salts as a laxative. I try not to drink more than one cup of coffee because it just goes right through me. I love Indian food, but I eat it so infrequently that when I do, it goes right through me.
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go right through one

see under go through one.
See also: go, one, right, through
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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