drink like a fish

Drink like a fish
If someone drinks like a fish, they drink far too much alcohol.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • drink like a fish — To drink (usu alcohol) to excess • • • Main Entry: ↑fish * * * drink like a fish phrase to drink a lot of alcohol regularly Thesaurus: to drink alcohol, or to be drunksynonym Main entry: fish * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • drink like a fish — {v. phr.} To drink (alcoholic beverages) in great quantities; to be addicted to alcohol. * /John is a nice guy but, unfortunately, he drinks like a fish./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drink like a fish — drink a lot of liquor every day    If Hal is coming to visit, buy lots of beer. He drinks like a fish …   English idioms

  • drink like a fish —    If someone drinks like a fish, they drink far too much alcohol.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    A person who drinks like a fish is one who drinks a lot.     I m nervous if Ben drives when we go out because he drinks like a fish! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • drink\ like\ a\ fish — v. phr. To drink (alcoholic beverages) in great quantities; to be addicted to alcohol. John is a nice guy but, unfortunately, he drinks like a fish …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drink like a fish — informal to regularly drink a lot of alcohol. Harriet had two bottles of wine with her meal that girl drinks like a fish! …   New idioms dictionary

  • Drink like a fish —   If someone drinks like a fish, they drink far too much alcohol …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • drink like a fish — drink large amounts of alcohol …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drink like a fish —  Drink (alcohol) excessively, drip Stupid, feeble or uninteresting person …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • drink like a fish — Meaning Drink heavily. Origin Clearly an allusion to fishes close association with water. Rather fanciful fishes don t drink …   Meaning and origin of phrases

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