rinse something down (with something)

rinse something down (with something)
rinse something down(with something)
to wash something down one's throat with a liquid; to follow something that one has eaten with a drink to aid its going down. •

Alice rinsed the cheeseburger down with a milkshake.

She rinsed down the sandwich with a drink.


Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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