hoist one

hoist one

To have an alcoholic drink. Nothing helps me unwind after a long week of working like hoisting one with some good friends.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

hoist one

tv. to have a drink. Let’s go out and hoist one sometime.
See also: hoist, one
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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Houston, TX, November 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Faith Community Hospital recently celebrated a major milestone in the construction process as team members from Hoar Construction, Faith Community Hospital (FCH) and the Jacksboro, TX community gathered to hoist one of the final beams to the top of the structure.
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Once satisfied we could perform the task, we would make our approach to the sub's stern, establish a hover over the deck, and hoist one of our aircrewmen to the deck.
He steered his left-foot strike UNDER the Hoops wall as the defenders jumped anticipating that the Gers midfielder would try to hoist one over their heads.
Every time someone has the national pride to hoist one the spoilsports start.
Then lock the lift and hoist one end of the drywall sheet up to the support hook--finish side down.
She was trying to decide between "Let there be Iraqi democracy" and "It's liberation, not occupation." One of her children may hoist one that says, "Send more troops to help my daddy come home sooner."
As usual, however, Pipe perished by the sword, caught at cover trying to hoist one through midwicket, and when Weston was spectacularly taken by Powell, it was left to Hick and the limping Solanki.