pick your poison


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pick your poison

Tell me what alcoholic beverage you would like to drink. I'm buying the first round—pick your poison. A: "Hi there, could I get something to drink?" B: "Of course you can. Pick your poison."
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Pick your poison: there are toxic-by-inhalation chemicals like chlorine and hydrogen fluoride, which can roll across miles of countryside in ground-hugging clouds that bum your body tissue, fill your lungs with fluid and cause you to literally drown in your own juices.
"Sometimes you have to pick your poison and they have five poisonous guys on the floor every single time.
Some time you have to pick your poison and they have five poisonous guys on the floor every single time.
Plus, they have a lot of weapons and you kind of have to pick your poison with them."
Pick your poison this Halloween by serving up some delicious cocktails.
When we spread the floor, you have to pick your poison. They picked Rich (Harrington), and Matt went bonkers.''
"You certainly have got to pick your poison with them."
"The kids look to (Howland) as the guy when we need a basket,'' said O'Neil, but he added that Brooks' emergence has made it a "pick your poison'' situation.
Pick your priority or pick your poison. Pretty embarrassing screen shot Kim.
Someone actually put a good amount of thought and time into doing two kick-ass 'zines, Pick Your Poison and You Idiot!
You pick your poison when you play the Naperville North girls lacrosse team.
WORCESTER -- For witches, zombies and goblins of all ages, this weekend holds plenty of Halloween fun, from silly and spooky to downright terrifying -- all you have to do is pick your poison.
"It's nice if you don't pitch to Nikki and get everyone else out, but that's been a real nice thing the last couple weeks with our lineup hitting, then you've got to pick your poison."
With Jake's keen ability to take the ball to the rim, it is literally pick your poison for opponents when he's knocking down 3-pointers.
"You pick your poison with us,'' said Donnelly, whose team canned a season-high 14 3-pointers.