push one to pick up

English translation: I take one (amphetamine or whatever kind of pill is being referred to) ...

17:06 Apr 14, 2005
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: push one to pick up
The good shit not generic brand
Covered by most insurance plans
Blue Cross
Or Kaiser Permanente
So I’m just a co-pay away
From the stairway to heaven
I push one to pick up in the AM (AM meaning “morning”)
But until then
Can’t go off the deep end

What does this mean?
It's part from a song.
Thanks a lot
Waleed Mohamed
United Arab Emirates
Local time: 09:29
English translation:I take one (amphetamine or whatever kind of pill is being referred to) ...
Explanation:
to get a lift or a rush in the morning
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Refugio
Local time: 22:29
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4 +9I take one (amphetamine or whatever kind of pill is being referred to) ...
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +9
I take one (amphetamine or whatever kind of pill is being referred to) ...


Explanation:
to get a lift or a rush in the morning

Refugio
Local time: 22:29
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PRO pts in category: 120
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Thank you all

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marea
2 mins
  -> Thanks, Marea

agree  ntext: That was my guess too.
2 mins
  -> Thanks, Norbert

agree  lafresita
2 mins
  -> Thanks, toJA

agree  Can Altinbay
3 mins
  -> Thanks, Can

agree  Aisha Maniar
9 mins
  -> Thanks, Aisha

agree  María Teresa Taylor Oliver: To get going through the day...
47 mins
  -> Thanks, Maria Teresa

agree  humbird: Interesting song about American health insurance system -- Yes you made a real good guess.
1 hr
  -> Thank you, but if it had been a guess, I would not have given it a confidence level of 4.

agree  Alexander Demyanov
4 hrs
  -> Thanks, Alexander

agree  Robert Donahue (X): Ha ha....not so sure this song is about the American health insurance system per se. Nice answer Ruth. : )
1 day 4 hrs
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