come the acid
- (slang, obsolete) to exaggerate.
- (slang, dated) to make oneself unpleasant, especially by sarcasm.
1970, Richard Llewellyn, None But the Lonely Heart, page 435:
- Proper scrapper, old Ma. Nobody never come the acid with her.
- 1988, Raymond Derek The Devil's Home on Leave, page 22
- 'I know,' I said, 'but don't come the acid with me, friend.'
- Partridge, Dictionary of Slang, 7th Ed.