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English definition of “fall off the wagon”

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fall off the wagon

informal
to start drinking alcohol, after a period when you have drunk none: When her husband died, she fell off the wagon.
Translations of “fall off the wagon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開酒戒, (一段時間不喝後)又重新喝起酒來…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开酒戒, (一段时间不喝后)又重新喝起酒来…
(Definition of fall off the wagon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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