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drink like a fish Informal

Meaning: If someone drinks like a fish, they drink a lot of alcohol.

For example:

  • Since he got back from the war Billy's been drinking like a fish, and we think he needs some help.

  • Some people might say I drink like a fish, but I don't think I drink too much.

Quick Quiz:

Even though uncle Barry drinks like a fish, he
  1. never drinks alcohol
  2. never looks drunk
  3. never drinks much

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