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Eat some food in preparation for a drinking session:‘it's always best to line the stomach before a night out’
- ‘Salads tend to be fairly predictable but this one really tickled the tastebuds as well as lining the stomach.’
- ‘Watson's colleague passed up a glass of champagne, the customary welcome at the Scottish Politician of the Year awards, saying he wanted some food to line his stomach first.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Cox had said in advance that we should go down the pub, so I resolved to line my stomach.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.