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Anne Of Green Gables
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as in: Talk to me when your sober. Define
not under the influence of alcohol
  • Gilbert had whisked the pin out of sight and was studying his history with the soberest face in the world; but when the commotion subsided he looked at Anne and winked with inexpressible drollery.

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  • She was still sober enough to know the situation was dangerous.
  • I'm worried about her. I seldom see her sober and without a hangover.

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unspecified meaning
  • "I'll imagine that I like them," said Anne soberly.
  • But you're so featherbrained, Anne, I've been waiting to see if you'd sober down a little and learn to be steady before I begin.

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  • The spring was abroad in the land and Marilla's sober, middle-aged step was lighter and swifter because of its deep, primal gladness.
  • Anne and Diana walked home that evening feeling very sober indeed.
  • I just told her plainly that currant wine wasn't meant to be drunk three tumblerfuls at a time and that if a child I had to do with was so greedy I'd sober her up with a right good spanking."
  • He recalled the cluster of little girls he had seen around her that evening—all gay in waists of red and blue and pink and white—and he wondered why Marilla always kept her so plainly and soberly gowned.

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as in: Talk to me when your sober. Define
not under the influence of alcohol
as in: a sobering thought Define
serious; or making one serious or calm
as in: I need to sober up. Define
to become less drunk
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