hit the booze

hit the booze

To drink alcohol, especially to excess. All this stress at work right now is enough to make me hit the booze.
See also: booze, hit

hit the booze

verb
See also: booze, hit
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We saw that plane hit the deck every week, but it still didn't turn us into a bunch of nervy fliers who had to hit the booze and go radge at 35,000 feet, fighting with the cabin crew and winding up in the hands of the local constabulary.
Zoltan Benedek, 30, had a blazing row with her on the night of his death and she fled to her lover's home while he hit the booze.
He said: "I hit the booze too hard, one day just melted into another.
Even a brisk stroll for 20 minutes before drinking can help your body recharge and push out toxins before you hit the booze.
EBOLA nurse Pauline Cafferkey has hit the booze ahead of her return to Sierra Leone.
It therefore dispels the myth that those in impoverished areas were the most likely to hit the booze hardest.
But while he made the nation roar with laughter, he was a tortured soul who hit the booze and suffered from severe depression.
However, Frankie tweeted his plans to have a 'big night' and desire to hit the booze.
"Win or lose, hit the booze" - that's the motto for the greatest week in the calendar and if you like a bit of karaoke the refurbished Prince of Wales in the heart of town is the rub-a-dub for you.
On Wednesday afternoon, the court case ended abruptly after an out-of-court settlement was reached - prompting Hatton to hit the booze again.
I'll enjoy a drink with the Evertonians whatever the result because my motto is 'Win or lose, let's hit the booze!"
COASTGUARDS ran up a pounds 6000 bill rescuing a DJ and his uncle who hit the booze on a cruise.
He hit the booze hard after being diagnosed with bladder cancer two years ago, and drank more when he beat it.
He had a conference with his legal team, but then hit the booze.
After a bender with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on Saturday night, he hit the booze again early on Sunday -- while hosting the MTV EMAs.