go to the lavatory

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go to the lavatory

euphemism To urinate or defecate. I just need to go to the lavatory first, and then we can leave.
See also: go, to
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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.
See also: go, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He goes to the lavatory, opens up his wallet and finds an ID of a school teacher.
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