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drink to sth

phrasal verb with drink uk   us   /drɪŋk/ verb (drank, drunk)
If two or more people drink to something or someone, they hold their glasses up at the same time and then drink from them as a celebration, or to show respect or good wishes: "Here's to a prosperous future." "I'll drink to that!"
Translations of “drink to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 爲…乾杯,爲…舉杯慶賀,爲…舉杯祝願…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…干杯,为…举杯庆贺,为…举杯祝愿…
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