fall off the wagon


fall off the wagon
sl вновь запи́ть (или сесть на иглу́)

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  • fall off the wagon — If someone falls off the wagon, they start drinking after having given up completely for a time …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • fall off the wagon — in. to resume drinking after having stopped. □ Poor Jed fell off the wagon again. □ It looks to me like he wanted nothing more than to fall off the wagon …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • fall off the wagon — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {alcoholism and drug culture} To return to the consumption of an addictive, such as alcohol or drugs, after a period of abstinence. * /Poor Joe has fallen off the wagon again he is completely incoherent today./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall off the wagon — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {alcoholism and drug culture} To return to the consumption of an addictive, such as alcohol or drugs, after a period of abstinence. * /Poor Joe has fallen off the wagon again he is completely incoherent today./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall\ off\ the\ wagon — v. phr. slang alcoholism and drug culture To return to the consumption of an addictive, such as alcohol or drugs, after a period of abstinence. Poor Joe has fallen off the wagon again he is completely incoherent today …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fall off the wagon — become drunk again, return to a bad habit    The old man fell off the wagon. He got drunk last night …   English idioms

  • fall off the wagon — return to the consumption of alcohol or drugs after stopping for awhile He fell off the wagon after he stopped drinking for three years …   Idioms and examples

  • fall off the wagon — verb To cease or fail at a regimen of self improvement or reform; to lapse back into an old habit or addiction. Though he fell off the wagon several times, he eventually succeeded in quitting …   Wiktionary

  • fall off the wagon — to start drinking alcohol again, especially too much alcohol, after a period when you have not drunk any. Six months later he fell off the wagon in spectacular fashion with a three day drinking spree …   New idioms dictionary

  • off the wagon — {adj. phr.}, {slang} No longer refusing to drink whiskey or other alcoholic beverages; drinking liquor again, after stopping for a while. * /When a heavy drinker quits he must really quit. One little drink of whiskey is enough to drive him off… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off the wagon — {adj. phr.}, {slang} No longer refusing to drink whiskey or other alcoholic beverages; drinking liquor again, after stopping for a while. * /When a heavy drinker quits he must really quit. One little drink of whiskey is enough to drive him off… …   Dictionary of American idioms


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