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sober
used in The Hunger Games

3 meanings, 6 uses
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1  —4 uses as in:
Talk to me when your sober.
Definition
not under the influence of alcohol
  • "When he's sober, I've never heard him say one negative thing about you," says Peeta.
    p. 304.9
sober = not under the influence of alcohol
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • "You don't interfere with my drinking, and I'll stay sober enough to help you," says Haymitch.
    p. 58.4
  • sober = not under the influence of alcohol
  • It looks as if he's had his own stylist because he's clean and groomed and about as sober as I've ever seen him.
    p. 76.5
  • sober = not under the influence of alcohol
  • He's never sober!
    p. 304.9
sober = not under the influence of alcohol
There are no more uses of "sober" flagged with this meaning in The Hunger Games.

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2  —1 use as in:
a sobering thought
Definition
serious; or making one serious or calm
  • His expression is sober.
    p. 95.2
sober = serious
There are no more uses of "sobering" flagged with this meaning in The Hunger Games.

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3  —1 use as in:
I need to sober up.
Definition
to become less drunk
  • But secretly I'm wondering if Haymitch sobered up long enough to help Peeta and me because he thought we just might have the wits to survive.
    p. 306.6
sobered up = stopped being drunk
There are no more uses of "sober up" flagged with this meaning in The Hunger Games.

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