Definition of down the hatch in English:

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down the hatch

informal Used to express friendly feelings towards one’s companions before drinking: ‘Down the hatch!’ he said, raising his mug
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  • ‘Well,’ he thought ‘Down the hatch.’ Alex set the empty glass down on the bar and ordered another.
  • One for you, two for me. Down the hatch!
  • Drain that one, go on, down the hatch, there's plenty more.
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