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Used in
The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He seemed not quite sober.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The answer he received was: that he was sober, but wouldn't go away.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Had he not planned it when sober, he would not have written it when drunk.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Next day, of course, when he was sober, he regretted the broken cups and saucers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was suddenly drunk, although till that moment he had been quite sober, he remembered that.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "To my thinking," he revived at once, seeming to grow sober the instant he touched on his favorite topic.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It's with me, you know, like the saying: 'When he is sober, he is a fool; when he is drunk, he is a wise man.'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But that does not diminish the value of the letter, quite the contrary; he wrote when drunk what he had planned when sober.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I'm quite sober now.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But we must one day begin life in sober earnest, we must look at ourselves as a society; it's time we tried to grasp something of our social position, or at least to make a beginning in that direction.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: Talk to me when your sober.
as in: a sobering thought
as in: I need to sober up.
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