one for the road

noun phrase

used to refer to an alcoholic beverage that a person drinks just before leaving a place
I'll just have one (more) for the road.

Examples of one for the road in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, even after the team got one for the road in 2022, that dream… fell apart real quick. Corbin Smith, Rolling Stone, 16 Dec. 2023

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“One for the road.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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