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have hollow legs

To be able to consume a larger amount of food or drink (especially alcohol) than is typical. Also seen as "have a hollow leg." The steakhouse, known for its huge portions, is introducing a number of smaller menu items for those who don't have hollow legs. The way she drinks on a night out, you'd swear she has hollow legs.
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Others recalled hanging out with her in village pubs and teasing her about having hollow legs because she could swig pints of beer.