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Re: "...a man with a drop taken."

Posted by James Briggs on December 06, 2005

In Reply to: "...a man with a drop taken." posted by george tony on December 06, 2005

: would anyone shed some light on the expression: "...a man with a drop taken."

Context is vital here. However, to 'take a drop (or two)' is a polite way of saying that someone is partaking of alcohol. Thus your man was/is drunk.