go through like a dose of salts
go through (so) like a dose of (the) salts definition
to move through someone's digestive tract like a strong laxative. : That stuff they served last night went through me like a dose of salts.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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