One pint of beer can be poured into an 18 oz glass. The Oktoberfest in Munich Germany annually serves about 13 million pints of beer. That is enough beer to fill nearly three Olympic-sized swimming pools.
Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is an annual weekend festival held in the city of Cincinnati, Ohio. Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is billed as the largest Oktoberfest celebration in the United States.
Hello and welcome to episode 205…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… a liquid refreshment
From the fool and drunkard, you may learn the truth. —Greek Proverb
a liquid refreshment … a drink…especially an alcoholic drink
After work let’s get together for alcoholic drinks at the bar down the street.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… a liquid refreshment
After work let’s get together for liquid refreshments at the bar down the street.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … a liquid refreshment
The sales team provided finger foods and liquid refreshments after the quarterly meeting.
I have prepared a special liquid refreshment for your 50th birthday party.
Here is the business card of the caterer who provided the hors-d’oeuvres and liquid refreshments at our wedding reception.
Do you drink more than you should?
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humorous | used to make people laugh
a liquid refreshment is only funny when used to talk about alcoholic beverages
liquid | NOUN
a fluid that flows freely
Your doctor suggests you drink 8 ounces of liquid before taking your medication.
refreshments | NOUN
drinks and small amounts of food
What type of refreshments do you buy at the movies?