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nineteenth hole

Meaning: the bar in a golf course clubhouse that players often go to after playing eighteen holes of golf

For example:

  • I'll see you at the nineteenth hole after the game.

  • I think Ted enjoys drinking at the nineteenth hole as much as playing golf on the previous eighteen holes.

Quick Quiz:

If you're at the nineteenth hole, you've probably just
  1. played basketball
  2. played cards
  3. played golf

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