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Meaning of “fall off the wagon” in the English Dictionary

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fall off the wagon

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