use the bathroom

use the bathroom

 and use the toilet
Euph. to urinate or defecate. May I be excused to use the bathroom? I have to use the toilet.
See also: bathroom, use
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Just Let Us Use The Bathroom in Peace !-- -- Matt Alea (The Philippine Star) - August 17, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Another day, another story about transphobia.
Hamilton, 40, had attempted to use the bathroom after a 15-to-20 minute delay, but flight attendants warned him to stay seated because it would result in the plane losing its place in line for takeoff.
Eddie Lucio Jr., D-Brownsville, tacked an amendment on to Kolkhorst's bill on Tuesday exempting disabled Texans from having to use the bathroom matching their biological sex.
I frequented one of the long-established hotels in Adliya and needed to use the bathroom.
Jenny Smith at Ideal Standard said: "This survey has really opened our eyes to the diverse ways in which Europeans use the bathroom. Far more than just a place to carry out our daily ablutions, people use the space to get up to all sorts of weird and wonderful things, from washing car parts to letting the pet turtle play in the bathtub.
Paulk later insisted he had entered the bar only to use the bathroom. "I was walking around DuPont [Circle] and I needed to use the bathroom, so I walked in," he told the paper.
But I did have this nifty yellow pass that allowed me to hang out near the escalators, and I could use the bathroom once every six hours.
If passed, the bill would reverse existing policies at some schools which give transgender students the right to use the bathroom of their choice.
The candidates for seats on the Fremont District 79 board of education have slightly different stances on whether transgender students should be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice.