take the pledge


take the pledge
   see pledge

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • take the pledge — {v. phr.} To swear to give up drinking, smoking, or using drugs. * /Gary finally took the pledge and he has kept it thus far./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take the pledge — {v. phr.} To swear to give up drinking, smoking, or using drugs. * /Gary finally took the pledge and he has kept it thus far./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take the pledge — tv. to promise to abstain from beverage alcohol. □ I’m not ready to take the pledge yet, but I will cut down. □ My aunt tried to get me to take the pledge …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • take the pledge — sign/take the pledge humorous to decide that you are never going to drink alcohol again. Why are you drinking Coke? Have you signed the pledge or something? …   New idioms dictionary

  • take the pledge — sign/take the ˈpledge idiom (old fashioned) to make a promise never to drink alcohol Main entry: ↑pledgeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take\ the\ pledge — v. phr. To swear to give up drinking, smoking, or using drugs. Gary finally took the pledge and he has kept it thus far …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take the pledge — take an oath, swear, promise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take the pledge — idi to make a vow to abstain from intoxicating drink …   From formal English to slang

  • take the oath of office — that the pledge required when entering the position, take an oath to properly perform one s job …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sign the pledge — To give a written promise to abstain from intoxicating liquor ● pledge * * * sign/take the ˈpledge idiom (old fashioned) to make a promise never to drink alcohol Main entry: ↑pledgeidiom …   Useful english dictionary


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