Definition of drink with the flies in English:

drink with the flies

phrase

Australian, New Zealand
  • Drink alone.

    • ‘if I wanted to have a drink I had to drink with the flies.’
    • ‘He'll even drink with the flies every now and then.’
    • ‘Mick and I were enjoying some amber fluid the other day (no, I don't drink with the flies).’
    • ‘He hates drinking with the flies so someone had better join him soon.’
    • ‘It ain't a lotta fun drinking with the flies, but there are advantages to be had.’