hit the booze

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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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

hit the booze

verb
See also: booze, hit
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The government recently shared plans to stop holidaymakers from hitting the booze before 10am, putting an end to the age-old tradition of early morning, pre-flight bevs.
"While a glass or two isn't deemed any great issue for pregnant women, we can't imagine hitting the booze would be the first thing on Meg's list to do in the early stages of pregnancy," Catriona Harvey-Jenner of (https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/reports/a22112279/is-meghan-markle-pregnant/) Cosmopolitan reported.
With the girls hitting the booze and drugs, the boys must man up to make sure the wedding goes ahead.
Imogen's plans to marry Daniel are initially scuppered when she discovers that Terese has been hitting the booze again, but eventually they tie the knot and leave Erinsborough.
Imogen's plans to marry Daniel are initially scuppered when she discovers that Terese has been hitting the booze again, but eventually they tie the knot HOLLYOAKS Channel 4 AFTER Harry is tempted by an indecent proposal from James, the latter and Marnie revel in the chaos they've generated at The Hutch.
Stephen Mallan had hit the bar with a free-kick in the first half but the Buddies fans will be hitting the booze after a season to forget.
A CHARITY fundraiser attacked a taxi driver after hitting the booze to celebrate completing a sponsored walk.
She presents herself to Stella's husband and friends as a high-strung creature of delicacy and refinement, hitting the booze to quiet her nerves and using any available distraction to hide the fact she's a soiled Southern belle who has run out of luck.
Something to do with getting rid of the stress being more beneficial than the damage to your body done by hitting the booze.
And there is no danger of Easter hitting the booze on this trip to Edinburgh - even if England win and rack up the points.
Aston Villa fan Jonathan Fear said Baros could be hitting the booze because of the Villa crisis.
Ullrich could face six months to a year's ban and was also charged with drink driving on May 1 as he vented his frustrations at his injuries by hitting the booze.
And, sporting a new look, with her hair cut short, she has spoken honestly about their life together when George was hitting the booze hard.
The government yesterday shared plans to stop holidaymakers from hitting the booze before 10am, putting an end to the age-old tradition of early morning, pre-flight bevs.
Lineker revealed the wily Scot had him scared witless and there was no way he was going to risk getting caught hitting the booze or chasing women when he was meant to be working.