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8 phrases found for the topic Vices
Phrase: Kick a/the habit
Meaning: Give up a habit: Tobacco manufacturers do their utmost to prevent smokers from kicking the habit. They add ammonia and other substances that are highly addictive, which should be illegal.
Date: 2015-07-17 23:50:01
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Phrase: Out of your box
Meaning: Very drunk: She can't have been out of her box on only one gin and tonic. She must have drunk something else
Date: 2015-03-05 18:12:56
Phrase: As pissed as a fart / newt
Meaning: Very drunk: My wife got home as pissed as a fart two days ago
Date: 2015-03-05 18:11:52
Phrase: Blind drunk
Meaning: Very drunk: She arrived home blind drunk last night
Date: 2015-03-05 18:11:11
Phrase: Smoke like a chimney
Meaning: Smoke a lot: I don't smoke, but my wife smokes like a chimney
Date: 2015-03-05 18:09:20
Phrase: As drunk as a lord (or as a newt/skunk)
Meaning: Very drunk: He arrived home as drunk as a lord
Phrase: Come off the bottle
Meaning: To give up drinking: When his wife returned home after having been abroad for five years, he came off the bottle, and never drank a drop again.
Phrase: Hit (take to or go on) the bottle
Meaning: To become a heavy drinker: When her son died, she took to the bottle.