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wash down

Meaning: to drink something soon after eating food or while swallowing pills

For example:

  • wash down sth I need a glass of water to wash down these pills.

  • wash sth down We had steak with salad and washed it down with a nice red wine.

Quick Quiz:

We had a delicious dinner of fish fillets and fresh vegetables, washed down with
  1. a bottle of white wine
  2. a squirt of detergent
  3. a bar of soap

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