As if they had last met at a cocktail party.
She had made up her mind at the cocktail party.
"You were talking to him at the cocktail party last night."
She would have called it a cocktail party, at most.
The first night after the cocktail party had been the start of it all.
You have always thought of it as a long cocktail party.
It is like trying to talk to everyone within 50 feet of you at a large cocktail party.
It's just not the sort of thing you bring up at an average cocktail party.
Then, one afternoon she went to a cocktail party without him.
Sometimes, the web is more of a cocktail party than a club meeting.
But first I'm going to make us a long, tall drink.
"I hurry home to a tall drink and the cool hand of my wife."
Jay Preston was standing there, a tall drink in his hand.
As usual, there was a tall drink on the table beside him.
She drank five of the tall drinks and then followed the young man to the dance floor.
Good- I'm on my way home; have a bath and a tall drink waiting, it's been a long day.
Walking to the bar, she fixed herself a tall, stiff drink.
Time for a tall cool drink and a long quiet pipe.
He had a tall drink on the bar, blood concentrate.
He already had a tall drink in one hand.