in the suds


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in the suds

1. In trouble or experiencing difficulties. The company will officially be in the suds if it loses money again this quarter. I was in the suds after I dented my mom's brand-new car.
2. slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really in the suds.
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in the suds

mod. alcohol intoxicated. When Bob is in the suds, he’s mean.
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Firstly, the reduced size of the groups, especially the schizophrenia spectrum and SUDs groups, and the over-representation of women in the anxiety group and of men in the SUDs group that clearly affect the validity and extrapolation of these results to other samples of interest.
And as they had fun in the suds for the January Vogue - out tomorrow - they revealed themselves as rather down to earth.