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hair of the dog

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hair of the dog English, baby! Video Lesson
解醉酒

Date: Aug 04 2011

Themes: Party

引語

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“This is the trick I told you about last night. Hair of the dog. Let’s just call it that.”

- Jeff after a night of drinking with Jason.

“这就是我昨晚告诉你的技巧 —— 解醉酒。我们可以这样称呼它。”
杰夫与詹森夜饮之后。

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定義

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what made you sick will make you better

2. 用法 - Learn how the slang is used.

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Language is full of interesting bits of history. Sometime in the past, it was thought that if you got sick from a dog bite, you could be cured by hair of the dog that bit you. No one knew it at the time, but a great drinking idiom was born.

After a night of extreme alcohol consumption, you will not feel well. You may have a hangover. A little more alcohol can sometimes help you feel better. So what made you sick also cures you, just like the story of the hair of the dog.

There is no dog involved in this hangover cure. Of course, Jason doesn’t know that when Jeff tells him some hair of the dog will make him feel better. He finds a dog, and just when he is about to eat some hair, Ella saves him by explaining that hair of the dog just means more alcohol in the morning.

Do you have a favorite hangover cure? Or does hair of the dog work for you?

範例

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“It looks like you drank too much last night, why don’t you try some hair of the dog.”

“I don’t get hangovers. I just need to save some alcohol for the morning. A little hair of the dog tomorrow and I’ll be just fine.”

“The best hangover cure I know is some hair of the dog that bit you. A little more alcohol the next day will make you feel better!”

猜對了

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

dearpesar alcohol drinking so lower the anxious & pain
作者 dearpesar
Talia Do An alcoholic beverage consumed as a hangover rememdy.
作者 Talia Do
Bojana an alcoholic drink that cures a hangover
作者 Bojana
alcoholic drink taken as antidote for a hangover
作者 Bitten by an Arab bug
it means alcoholic beverage consumed to ease a hangover , the person not to get quickly drunk
作者 Criz search
 julito My guess is to drink more alcohol to lessen the effect of a hangover.
作者 julito

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Zaccarias

Zaccarias

Brazil

You will never have this kind of problem with orange juice or other kinds of natural drinks.
(Proverbs 23:31- 35)Look not thou upon the wine, how red it is, and what a color it giveth in the glass. It goeth down softly, but at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth as an adder. So shall thine eyes look unto strange women, and thine heart shall muse upon froward things. Yea thou shalt be as though thou slept in the middest of the sea, or on the top of the mast. They wounded me (shalt thou say) but it hath not hurt me, they smote me, but I felt it not. When I am well awakened, I will go to the drink again.

12:47 PM Aug 04 2011 |

Omar alsaqqaf

Yemen

about me if I get sick because of the ice cream I immediately go to buy another …and it really works O_O

12:31 PM Aug 04 2011 |

Eliza09

Eliza09

United States

I don’t like to drink alcohol but it is a good tip to know! I like the frase!! Hair of the dog!! Tongue out which means that acts as analgesic, because alcohol is a central nervous system depressant. althought you get a hangover last night you can get a little bit of alcohol to feel better the next day!

12:17 PM Aug 04 2011 |

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happysmilesunny

China

probably the hair of dog not only can cure me but also can cure my friends after a binge dringking at Pub club, I guess it would working by this way… hopefully, I can hang over with my friends together

11:56 AM Aug 04 2011 |

hmiman

hmiman

Egypt

this is a funny topic hhhhh

11:09 AM Aug 04 2011 |

Luckylucy31

Philippines

I have no experience drunk too much of alcohol, but I heard that hair of the dog works for hangover…

10:15 AM Aug 04 2011 |

fkarimov

Uzbekistan

LOL. Good video for explaining “Hair of the dog”. Laughing

08:07 AM Aug 04 2011 |

asfaq

asfaq

India

actully i don’t ever drink alcohol thats vy i counld not say enithing about it.

07:48 AM Aug 04 2011 |

Win Myint Aung

Myanmar

Igot a knowledge that how we drink alcohol and how we use it.

07:39 AM Aug 04 2011 |

Miss.Meero

Egypt

I don’t ever drink alcohol :)

06:48 AM Aug 04 2011 |

Lizaza

Lizaza

Belarus

no drinking—no hangover That’s the best cure!

06:44 AM Aug 04 2011 |

lize1

lize1

China

In my opinion ,proper alcohol drinking is good for our health

05:06 AM Aug 04 2011 |

wwongsapun

wwongsapun

Thailand

I seldom drink alcohol and I never hangover, really

01:20 AM Aug 04 2011 |

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