on the rocks
phrasal 1. in or into a state of destruction or wreckage <
their marriage is on the rocks
>
2. on ice cubes <
bourbon on the rocks
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • On the Rocks (band) — On The Rocks (OTR) is an international rock band formed by British, Dutch and Brazilian musicians with different musical backgrounds, leading to a unique style. John Lawton Jan Dumée, 2006 History In May 2006, British singer John Lawton (ex Uriah …   Wikipedia

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