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It blurs the distinction between the social drinking that millions happily indulge in, and the serious alcohol problems that afflict a few. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But officials said the scale of the spending and the 'carelessness' of his social drinking raised questions about his judgment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There's a fine line, too, between social drinking and problem drinking, and this is making it difficult to educate young people about alcohol. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We both work in industries - advertising and journalism - with a hardwired, if declining, preponderance to heavy social drinking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Opponents say such a move would criminalize social drinking and do nothing to get chronic drunk drivers off the road. Globe and Mail (2003)

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Definition of social drinking from the Collins English Dictionary
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