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    kill beer

    Can we use "kill" to say drink up beer or any other alcoholic beverage?

    " Guys! if you are going to be drinking like that, you are going to kill all beer at the party."

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    Re: kill beer

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    No that doesn't work for me. There is a saying that is sometimes used after someone has finished a bottle of beer or some other drink, "Well, there's another dead solider."
    What is solider?

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    Re: kill beer

    "Kill" is sometimes used in AmE in terms of drinking alcohol.... For example, two people may be the last ones sitting at the table after a night of partying. They're both tired and ready to leave, but there is still half a bottle of wine left sitting on the table. "I've had it," the first guy might say. "I'm going to go home and crash." "I hear you, bro, but let's kill off the rest of this bottle first, OK?" replies the second guy.

    Another example: a college student slowly awakes one afternoon with a raging hangover. His roommate observes: "Dude, you look like crap. What did you do last night?" Hangover Guy answers with a groan: "I was at a party...and - I don't know why - but no one else showed up. So Brian, Roger and I killed off a whole keg ourselves."

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    Re: kill beer

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    "Kill" is sometimes used in AmE in terms of drinking alcohol.... For example, two people may be the last ones sitting at the table after a night of partying. They're both tired and ready to leave, but there is still half a bottle of wine left sitting on the table. "I've had it," the first guy might say. "I'm going to go home and crash." "I hear you, bro, but let's kill off the rest of this bottle first, OK?" replies the second guy.

    Another example: a college student slowly awakes one afternoon with a raging hangover. His roommate observes: "Dude, you look like crap. What did you do last night?" Hangover Guy answers with a groan: "I was at a party...and - I don't know why - but no one else showed up. So Brian, Roger and I killed off a whole keg ourselves."
    So it would sound unnaturally the way I used it?

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    Re: kill beer

    Yes.

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    Re: kill beer

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    Yes.
    What if I said " kill a whole keg of beer" instead of "all beer"?

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    Re: kill beer

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    What if I said " kill a whole keg of beer" instead of "all beer"?
    Depending upon the context, it would be correct in colloquial English.

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