lift your elbow

lift (one's) elbow

To drink alcohol, either in general or in excess. After a hard day's work, there's nothing I like to do more than lift my elbow a few times at my local bar. You are so useless around the house. The only thing you know how to do around here is lift your elbow.
See also: elbow, lift

lift your (or the) elbow

consume alcohol to excess.
See also: elbow, lift
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Lift your elbow out of the water before pushing your hand up during recovery.
To release, lift your elbows back up toward your face.
Exhale and lift your elbows back and up to the ceiling.
Keeping the back straight, lift your elbows out and up to shoulder level.