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relieve oneself

Meaning: to go to the toilet, esp. to urinate

For example:

  • If you have to relieve yourself during the trip, tell the driver.

  • My neighbour got angry when my dog relieved herself on his front lawn.

Quick Quiz:

When we were kids, we often relieved ourselves

a. while sitting at our desks

b. while swimming in the pool

c. while standing on our hands

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Contributor: Matt Errey