put hair(s) on (one's) chest

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put hair(s) on (one's) chest

To make one stronger or more masculine. Typically said of something very pungent or strong in taste. A: "These cough drops will clear you right up." B: "Yeah and put my hair on chest, too! Ugh!" Here, drink this up—it'll put hairs on your chest!
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put hair on someone's chest

Fig. to do or take something to invigorate or energize someone, always a male, except in jest. Here, have a drink of this stuff! It'll put hair on your chest. That stuff is powerful. It will really put hair on your chest.
See also: chest, hair, on, put
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

put hairs on your chest

If you say that a drink or a type of food will put hairs on your chest, you mean that it is very strong or very good for you. Our parents thought the soup would put hairs on our chests. Note: This expression is used humorously.
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Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

put hair (or hairs) on your chest

(of alcoholic drink) revive your strength. informal
See also: chest, hair, on, put
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put ˈhairs on your chest

(informal, humorous) (especially of alcoholic drinks) make you feel strong, etc: This Polish vodka will put hairs on your chest.
See also: chest, hair, on, put
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