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wash something down

Definition of wash something down in English:

Accompany or follow food with a drink: bacon and eggs washed down with a cup of tea
More example sentences
  • Hundreds of sausages and burgers were washed down with pints of guest ale and resident brews.
  • Here, hearty staples can be washed down with a selection of moderately priced wines.
  • He seemed both tired and restless by the time the meal was washed down with a cupful of water.
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