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fall off the wagon

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fall off the wagon

verb phrase

To begin drinking liquor again after a period of abstinence; also, to breach abstinence or moderation in anything: But like most of us, she falls off the wagon from time to time, and heads for a stadium hot dog (1905+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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