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The consensus was that he was far too sober. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The effect that increasing units have on your body makes for sobering reading indeed. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Drunk or sober the risks are the same. The Sun (2008)That is what you might call a sobering experience. Christianity Today (2000)When he is sober tell him either he stays sober or his family life is over. The Sun (2012)Choose a time when the person is sober to raise your concerns. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Since then he has been both sober and clean. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He stands there in his sober suit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The world has become more sober and serious. The Sun (2010)It is sobering now to realise that cheating has done what only world wars could do. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps he was still far from sober. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Promises he makes when sober could be meaningless. The Sun (2012)It was the most sobering experience of my life. The Sun (2008)The key to staying sober is honesty. The Sun (2013)Because to be dribbling drunk in front of a sober person is simply too embarrassing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has got to stay clean and sober this time. The Sun (2013)But precisely where on the trajectory from sober to drunk is your wit and eloquence at its peak? Times, Sunday Times (2014)This announcement looks more like crude electioneering than a sober assessment of the implications for central government of the fiscal crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We are thinner, more sober and less criminal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What do you do with your day now you're sober? Times, Sunday Times (2008)I bring you less than sobering news on the austerity front. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: sober /ˈsəʊbə/ ADJECTIVE
When you are sober, you are not drunk.
He was completely sober.
- American English: sober
- Arabic: غَيْرُ ثَمَلٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: sóbrio
- Chinese: 清醒的
- Croatian: trijezan
- Czech: střízlivý
- Danish: ædru
- Dutch: sober
- European Spanish: sobrio
- Finnish: raitis
- French: sobre
- German: nüchtern Alkohol
- Greek: νηφάλιος
- Italian: sobrio
- Japanese: しらふの
- Korean: 술 취하지 않은
- Norwegian: edru
- Polish: trzeźwy
- European Portuguese: sóbrio
- Romanian: treaz
- Russian: трезвый
- Latin American Spanish: sobrio
- Swedish: nykter
- Thai: ไม่เมา
- Turkish: ayık
- Ukrainian: тверезий
- Vietnamese: tỉnh
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