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English definition of “one for the road”

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one for the road

informal
an alcoholic drink just before leaving: Before I went home, she persuaded me to have one for the road.
Translations of “one for the road”
in Chinese (Traditional) 離別前的最後一杯酒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 离别前的最后一杯酒…
(Definition of one for the road from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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