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line one's stomach

Definition of line one's stomach in English:

informal Eat some food in preparation for a drinking session: it’s always best to line the stomach before a night out
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  • Cox had said in advance that we should go down the pub, so I resolved to line my stomach.
  • I have a yoghurt at the start of the meal to line my stomach.
  • All this and a selection of tasty tapas dishes to line your stomach with early on.
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