The Russians drank Coronas, the Mexicans drank Modelos, and all four of the men were tired of bullets and reporters.
“She drank a lot of water, took vitamins every day, [did] as much exercise as she could,” the daughter says.
“Bars love to tell those stories: ‘So and so drank here, and George Washington slept here,’” Sismondo says.
Sonny Rees drank the 40% proof whisky at his 2nd birthday in a Frankie and Benny's restaurant in Swansea.
Satter tells a harrowing story of a person who drank too much, passed out on the street, and was scooped into a garbage trunk.
Had they not eaten the flesh, and drank the hearts' blood of their enemies?
No one drank except as the leader said they could, and at night they made prayers and songs.
I played on my pipe at the Echo, and then drank a cup of ale at Jacob's.
He drank three cups of tea, but abstained from food entirely.
"Then here's to victory," she said, drank, and passed it to Blades.
Old English drincan "to drink," also "to swallow up, engulf" (class III strong verb; past tense dranc, past participle druncen), from Proto-Germanic *drengkan (cf. Old Saxon drinkan, Old Frisian drinka, Dutch drinken, Old High German trinkan, German trinken, Old Norse drekka, Gothic drigkan "to drink"), of uncertain origin, perhaps from a root meaning "to draw." Not found outside Germanic.
Most Indo-European words for this trace to PIE *po(i)- (cf. Greek pino, Latin biber, Irish ibim, Old Church Slavonic piti, Russian pit'; see imbibe).
The noun meaning "beverage, alcoholic beverage" was in late Old English.
The noun, AS. drinc, would normally have given southern drinch (cf. drench), but has been influenced by the verb. [Weekley]To drink like a fish is first recorded 1747.
The drinks of the Hebrews were water, wine, "strong drink," and vinegar. Their drinking vessels were the cup, goblet or "basin," the "cruse" or pitcher, and the saucer. To drink water by measure (Ezek. 4:11), and to buy water to drink (Lam. 5:4), denote great scarcity. To drink blood means to be satiated with slaughter. The Jews carefully strained their drinks through a sieve, through fear of violating the law of Lev. 11:20, 23, 41, 42. (See Matt. 23:24. "Strain at" should be "strain out.")