pop the cork

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Definition of pop the cork

: to open a bottle (of bubbly wine) by removing the cork She popped the cork on the champagne.

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“Pop the cork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pop%20the%20cork. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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