Journey in Life: "One for the road" nghĩa là gì?

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

"One for the road" nghĩa là gì?

Đã uống rồi thì không được lái xe nha! Photo courtesy: Paul Thibodeau

"One for the road" = một cho con đường -> một ly cuối cùng, đặc biệt là thức uống có cồn trước khi về nhà.

Ví dụ
He's thinking that with a bit of luck I'll be out of his hair (ngưng làm phiền) and his life in a very short while, so why not one for the road?

Most of the time when people talk about “one for the road” they’re referring to a beverage to take along with them on the way out of the door. But in this example the one for the road included not one but four adults…destination New Orleans, LA. I’d never been but had seen different facets (khía cạnh) of the city on TV. Each member of our caravan (đoàn người) had their own piece of the city carved out in their minds as a favorite tourist’s attraction.

BOOZY LONDONERS: Join an alcohol-themed guided walk, which combines London history and Londoners' love of a stiff drink (thức uống mạnh). Find out about the social history of alcohol in the capital, including which drinks would have been consumed by which social classes, and learn the history of expressions including 'one for the road'. Visit a brewery (nhà máy bia), two gin distilleries (nhà máy chưng cất), and several other points of interest. Angel (address provided on booking), £12, book ahead, 2pm-3.30pm (sponsor)

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