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crack (open) a bottle

Definition of crack open a bottle in English:

Open a bottle, especially of wine, and drink from it: he likes to crack a bottle of wine with his friends
More example sentences
  • At least the achievements gave middle England an excuse to stay up late and crack a bottle of Chardonnay.
  • There is always something to celebrate, always a reason to crack a bottle.
  • She cracked a bottle of beer and poured it over.
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