darle a la priva

darle a la priva
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(to drink alcohol)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. to booze
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Lola es una tía muy sana. Ni fuma ni le da a la priva.Lola is a very healthy lady. She doesn't smoke or booze.
b. to hit the bottle (idiom)
Ya sé que tienes problemas, pero darle a la priva no es la solución.I know you have problems, but hitting the bottle is not the answer.
c. to drink
Cuando mis colegas le dan a la priva más de la cuenta, se ponen insoportables.When my buddies drink too much, they get really obnoxious.
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