What does "down" mean in this sentence? Can you give me example sentences using "down" as this way?
In the context of drinking, when one says that they are "two beers down/two beers deep," it means that they have consumed two beers. "Down" is also used informally to mean "drink" or "consume." Thus, the speaker says "we all pretend to be Irish down a few Guinness" to mean that "everyone pretends to be Irish once they've had a few Guinness." Ex: I'm only two beers down and already drunk. Ex: We downed alcohol like there was no tomorrow.
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