to drink like a fish

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - drink like a fish

"to drink like a fish"

to drink alcohol excessively;

to regularly drink a lot of alcohol


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - drink like a fish

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  Are the Smith's coming to the office party?

Colleague 2:  I think so.  Why do you ask?

Colleague 1:  Because if they are coming, I need to make sure we have enough alcohol.

Colleague 2:  I suppose they do both drink like a fish.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - drink like a fish

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  I think Alfred is trouble in his life. He's been acting really strange and has started to drink every day.

Friend 2:  And not just drink every day but drink like a fish every day.

Friend 1:  That kind of alcohol consumption has got to be hard on his health, not to mention that his work will suffer as well.

to drink like a fish - Usage:


to drink like a fish - Gerund Form:

Drinking like a fish is probably not good for your health.

to drink like a fish - Examples:

1)  ... it cause much of an issue with alcohol. In fact you drink like a fish on the stuff and have far better motor control than you would without.

2)  ... many people may remember Gibbs more for his apparent ability to drink like a fish and bed women at will than for the incredibly talented batsman he ...

3)  ... chances of liver cancer are now massive, some people can drink like a fish, some can't ...

4)  ... do not drink now, when I was younger I could drink like a fish. But when I was younger we had to work very hard manually and did ...

5)  If someone drinks like a fish, they drink far too much alcohol.

6)  ... only a 3-4 day trip and I swear all he did was drink like a fish and sleep with anyone who came his way.

7)  ... alcohol would start disappearing as Nairobians exhibit their penchant to drink like a fish.

8)  The Lagoon has something for everyone! You can also "drink like a fish", as there is an excellent wine cellar of Pinot Blanc's and Bordeaux ...

9)  Her husband drinks like a fish.

10)  ... policeman in my youth, and was fond of wine and would drink like a fish. I drank day and night and led a carefree life.

11)  ... my liver to pack up. I simply can't afford to drink like a fish everyday.

12)  After spending 10 years in England, I learned to drink like a fish.

13)  She chances upon spoiled, rich bitch Veronica who parties hard, drinks like a fish but has a heart of gold.

14)  Of course, she also drinks like a fish and swears like a truck driver, so maybe she's not representative?

15)  That's why they ended up cancelling the whole tour. He drinks like a fish.

16)  I drank like a fish for about three and a half years. I drank so much and abused so

17)  I once shared a house with a trader who drank like a fish and smoked like a chimney, even after a lung operation.

18)  He drank like a fish and was mean as fire when he got mad.

19)  He drank like a fish and beat me like hell and I think he resented everything about the family and ...

20)  ... had a friend who drank like a fish, beer only, he NEVER went to a bottle store and NEVER walked to ...