Lift your elbow - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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.
lift your (or the) elbow consume alcohol to excess.
References in periodicals archive
When drawing from the holster, lift your elbow
rearward as high as you can without contorting your body.
"Stoke play typical English football - kick the ball up high, lift your elbow
and hit the keeper.
Lift your elbow
out of the water before pushing your hand up during recovery.
Then bend your arms at the elbows, lift your elbows
out to the sides to shoulder height.
Lift your elbows
and reach your fingertips toward the ceiling.
To release, lift your elbows
back up toward your face.
I wasn't aware you were not allowed to lift your elbows
Exhale and lift your elbows
back and up to the ceiling.