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酒を過ごす, さけをすごす
Expression, Godan verb
to drink too much (alcohol)
酒を勧める, さけをすすめる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to press alcohol on someone, to urge somebody to drink, to offer alcohol to someone
酒を絶やす, さけをたやす
Expression, Godan verb
to run out of sake, to be out of sake, to run out of alcohol
漿を乞いて酒を得る, しょうをこいてさけをうる
Expression, Idiomatic expression
to get more than one requests, to beg for water and receive wine
古い革袋に新しい酒を盛る, ふるいかわぶくろにあたらしいさけをもる
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to pour new wine into old wineskins, to give something unorthodox an orthodox presentation
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