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break the sealWhen consuming alcohol, to urinate for the first time, which leads to needing to urinate more and more often.Rate it:

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copious free timeA hypothetical time set aside for performing time-consuming tasks, however insinuating that the speaker really has no free time.Rate it:

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drain the swamp when up to one's neck in alligators(idiomatic) When performing a long and complex task, and when you've gotten utterly immersed in secondary and tertiary unexpected tangential subtasks, it's easy to lose sight of the initial objective. This sort of distraction can be particularly problematic if the all-consuming subtask or sub-subtask is not, after all, particularly vital to the original, primary goal, but ends up sucking up time and resources (out of all proportion to its actual importance) only because it seems so urgent.Rate it:

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hold one's liquorTo be resistant to intoxication or to show few signs of intoxication, even after consuming a significant amount of alcohol.Rate it:

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live onTo survive solely by consuming a certain thing.Rate it:

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pissing contestAn argument which is instigated, or exacerbated while consuming alcohol.Rate it:

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plough throughTo persevere with an activity of consuming something, both literally and figuratively.Rate it:

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plow throughTo persevere with an activity of consuming something, both literally and figuratively.Rate it:

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polish a turdTo work on a time-consuming and ultimately pointless or impossible task.Rate it:

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red tapeA derisive term for regulations or bureaucratic procedures that are considered excessive or excessively time- and effort-consuming.Rate it:

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up to one's neck in alligatorsExtremely busy; having many pressing obligations, distractions, etc consuming one's time.Rate it:

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