go to the lavatory

go to the lavatory

Euph. to go into a restroom and use a toilet. Bob requested to leave the room to go to the lavatory. Please stop the car. I have to go to the lavatory.
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And al-Shirby1/2ny1/2 tells a story that happened to himpersonally, about how he was inveigled into attending a gathering of heretical and depraved dervishes and escapes by saying he has to go to the lavatory and climbing out of the lavatory window into a cesspool.
Robin said the pilot, who has not been identified, left the cockpit when the plane reached cruising altitude, presumably to go to the lavatory.
However, children occasionally begin soiling after they appear to know when to go to the lavatory.
We just had a passenger stand up and go to the lavatory.
After leaving Doha, crew members didn't allow any passenger to go to the lavatory, saying the seatbelt sign was on.
If dog owners haven't a garden big enough for the animal to exercise and go to the lavatory, and don't want to walk it on a lead S in public, then they should consider not having a dog at all.
I think it was Margaret Thatcher who once said that no one needed to go to the lavatory more than twice a day.
If you leave the fall-out room to go to the lavatory or replenish food or water supplies, do not remain outside the room for a minute longer than is necessary.
They made us wear hairnets, for hygiene reasons, and we had to get permission to go to the lavatory.
It told owners that cats needed "to go to the lavatory somewhere that they can behave naturally and feel comfortable".
But boys have to sit down to go to the lavatory and their penis may look unusual.
I had stopped in the car park to go to the lavatory and went for a short walk in an adjacent area of public woodland.
In "Natural Novel" the world is naturally perceived by both "higher" and "lower" senses; its characters do not go "to powder their noses" or "to wash their hands" -- they go to the lavatory.
We advised the witnesses and his family members to go to the lavatory before they moved to the execution chamber.
It took me a good half an hour to go to the lavatory getting out of the thing" Dame Diana Rigg recalls her role as Emma Peel in the TV hit The Avengers.