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Do we say "drink to your success"

  1. BEFORE the success (We wish somebody success); or

  2. AFTER the success (We congratulate somebody on their success)?

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Yes, it is possible!

An entry on the dictionary says -

to wish someone success, good luck, good health etc before having an alcoholic drink:[British English] "Let's drink to your success in your new job."

So, it is used after the task as it is celebrating the success.

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  • The answer was correct, Dawny. I edited. – Maulik V Apr 8 '16 at 10:14
  • @MaulikV Thanks. I thought I was wrong :) Maybe, I should've given a better example! – Dawny33 Apr 8 '16 at 10:16
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    You are welcome. Note that the dictionary lists various uses of 'drink' and they all are interesting! OP's question is typically taken as an example on Longman. – Maulik V Apr 8 '16 at 10:18
  • so what do we say BEFORE the success? – haile Apr 8 '16 at 11:01
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    @haile All the best; Best of Luck; My wishes are with you... and many more personal messages! – Maulik V Apr 8 '16 at 12:00

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