bend one's elbow


bend one's elbow
Australian Slang
drink (especially beer)

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  • bend one’s elbow — AND bend the elbow; lift one’s elbow tv. to take a drink of an lcoholic beverage; to drink alcohol to excess. □ He’s down at the tavern, bending his elbow. □ Paul gets lots of exercise. He bends his elbow thirty times a day …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bend one's elbow — verb To drink alcoholic beverages, especially at a public house or bar. One day is no worse than the next for El Caucho; so its a whim when he starts bending his elbow or ties one on. When he is really plastered, El Caucho looks grim, but he isnt …   Wiktionary

  • Bend one's elbow — drink (especially beer) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bend one's elbow — Vrb phrs. To have an alcoholic drink …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • bend one's elbow — drink alcohol …   Useful english dictionary

  • bend one's elbow N. Amer. — bend one s elbow N. Amer. informal drink alcohol. → bend …   English new terms dictionary

  • lift one’s elbow — Go to bend one’s elbow …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bend — bend1 verb (past and past participle bent) 1》 shape or force (something straight) into a curve or angle.     ↘(of a road, river, or path) deviate from a straight line. 2》 (of a person) incline the body downwards; stoop. 3》 interpret or modify (a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • elbow — /el boh/, n. 1. the bend or joint of the human arm between upper arm and forearm. 2. the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped. See diag. under horse. 3. something bent like an elbow, as a sharp turn in a road or river, or a piece of …   Universalium

  • elbow — /ˈɛlboʊ / (say elboh) noun 1. the bend or joint of the arm between upper arm and forearm. 2. something bent like the elbow, as a sharp turn in a road or river, or a piece of pipe bent at an angle. –verb (t) 3. to push with or as with the elbow;… …   Australian English dictionary