ˈdrink to sb/sth

phrasal verb
to express a wish for health, happiness, or success, then lift your glass and drink from it
We will now drink a toast to the bride and groom.[/ex]

Dictionary for writing and speaking English. 2014.

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  • drink up — verb drink to the last drop (Freq. 1) drink up there s more wine coming • Syn: ↑drain the cup • Hypernyms: ↑drink, ↑imbibe • Verb Frames: Somebod …   Useful english dictionary

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