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tie one on

To become drunk. Boy, we really tied one on last night, huh? Not feeling so great this morning. I began to realize he had a problem when he started tying one on most nights of the week, even when he had work the next morning.
See also: on, one, tie
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tie (with someone) (for something)

to have the same score as someone for the prize in some contest. I tied with Joel for first place. I tied for the trophy with Joel.

tie one on

 and hang one on; lay one on; tie it on
Sl. to get drunk. The boys went out to tie one on. They laid one on, but good.
See also: on, one, tie
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

tie one on

Become intoxicated; go on a drinking spree. For example, They went out and really tied one on. The precise allusion here-what it is one ties on-is unclear. [Slang; mid-1900s]
See also: on, one, tie
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

tie one on

get drunk. North American informal
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ˌtie one ˈon

(old-fashioned, American English, slang) get very drunk
See also: on, one, tie
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tie it on

verb
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tie one on

and lay one on and tie it on
tv. to get drunk. The boys went out to tie one on. I’m gonna really lay one on tonight.
See also: on, one, tie
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

tie one on

Slang
To become intoxicated; go on a drinking spree.
See also: on, one, tie
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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