going to see Mrs. Murphy

going to see Mrs. Murphy

euphemism, old-fashioned Going to the bathroom to use the toilet. Excuse me, I'm just going to see Mrs. Murphy for a moment. A: "Where's John?" B: "He's going to see Mrs. Murphy, should be back soon."
See also: going, Murphy, see
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