One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having a lively night out.‘it won't be the first time he's spent a night on the tiles’
- ‘Either way, there was none of the buzz and vibrancy you'd want on a Friday night out on the tiles.’
- ‘As Britain gears up for a night of New Year festivities a survey has shown that eight out of ten people do not want to spend a night on the tiles.’
- ‘I think they were mainly aiming at the drunks, whose defences are down after a night on the tiles.’
- ‘Would he celebrate with champagne and a night on the tiles with a clutch of sweet ladies?’
- ‘Jack decided he wanted to head out for a night out on the tiles after such a hectic week.’
- ‘He looks round the room at the players who, by this point, are busy planning a night out on the tiles.’
- ‘Like any 23-year-old, she apparently enjoys a night out on the tiles with the girls.’
- ‘Taking it before you start drinking is said to prevent the nausea and throbbing head that follow a night on the tiles.’
- ‘Whilst not the place for a crazed night on the tiles, it's certainly worth visiting if a relaxing drink is what you had in mind.’
- ‘He looks as if he has barely survived a night on the tiles; he makes mistakes and you are never entirely convinced he has the skill to win the day.’
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