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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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.
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.
European men are happy to admit they carry out their beauty regime in the bathroom, with a third revealing that they use the bathroom for grooming and moisturising.
Paulk later insisted he had entered the bar only to use the bathroom.
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.