hold liquor

hold one's liquor

Fig. to be able to drink alcohol in quantity without ill effects. Old Jed can sure hold his liquorand a lot of it, too. I asked him to leave because he can't hold his liquor.
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Consoles and chests have curved fronts for interest, including Bungalow 5's The Wave chest, made of curved glass and black walnut, and the Carve console from SHO Modern, featuring doors that swivel to reveal shelves to hold liquor bottles.
The former bar at Le Parigo has been expanded and refurnished to hold liquor, high gravity beer, and wine.
The seminar will be open to employees of all companies in town that hold liquor licenses.
But he warned: "The biggest contributor to antisocial behaviour problems in the area is not the fact that the premises hold gaming licences, it is the additional fact they will hold liquor licences.
The biggest contributor to anti-social behaviour problems in the area is not the fact that the premises hold gaming licences, it is the additional fact they will hold liquor licences.
The biggest contributor to anti-social behaviour problems in the area is not the fact that the premises hold a gaming licences, it is the additional fact that they will hold liquor licences .