Drink Like a Fish Idiom

Drink like a fish (idiom)

Try to guess the meaning of the idiom 'drink like a fish.'   

Drink like a fish:  to drink too much alcohol at one time.


Examples:

  • My girlfriend drank like a fish  when I brought her home for dinner to meet my parents the first time but they understood she was just very nervous.
  • I'm worried about Paul—he's been drinking like a fish  again.
  • You should come on over—we're having a great time and the cocktails are only $3 during Happy Hour so everyone is drinking like a fish.
  • Did you really have to drink like a fish  at my office holiday party? I'm so embarrassed to go back to work on Monday.
  • The flight attendant said she won't serve us any more drinks because you've been drinking like a fish.
  • I hate going to fraternity parties—it's not very fun when I'm sober and everyone else is drinking like a fish.
  • Give me your car keys. You've been drinking like a fish  so you're not driving yourself home tonight.
  • I admit I drank like a fish  in high school but by the time I got to college getting drunk wasn't much fun anymore so I stopped.
  • I'm so glad it's Friday! It's been a long and stressful week so I'm going to drink like a fish  tonight!
  • I discovered nearly 350 beer cans under my son's bed—that means he's been drinking like a fish  since he came back from rehab.


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