Have a bag on

verb phrase

To be drunk: He had half a bag on and looked it (1940s+)


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    verb phrase To enjoy oneself particularly well and uninhibitedly: After the dean left we had us a ball (1940s+) Enjoy oneself enormously, as in It was a great trip—I had a ball. This idiom uses the noun ball in the sense of “a gala dance.” [ ; 1920s ]

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    verb phrase To get more than one wants; be unpleasantly surfeited: I’ve had a bellyful of your bitching (1886+)

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