English version

drown your sorrows

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrown your sorrowsdrown your sorrowsDFDDRUNKto drink a lot of alcohol in order to forget your problems drown
Examples from the Corpus
drown your sorrowsWithin the hour the show is cancelled and everyone returns to the hotel to drown their sorrows.I knew Mum and Dad would be out until late drowning their sorrows.Who couldn't drink, drown her sorrows.Drinking on your own or to drown your sorrows can get out of hand.He was a man drowning his sorrows, he'd decided.After his girlfriend left he spent the evening drowning his sorrows in a local bar.And is there a female alive who has not drowned her sorrows in buttered mashed potatoes?One afternoon we became so depressed that we decided to drown our sorrows in drink.You can't just sit around day after day drowning your sorrows in whiskey.I drowned my sorrows on the school goalposts, as football was banned.
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