01. He may look [sober], but he is actually so drunk he can hardly walk straight.
02. According to experts, coffee does not help to [sober] up a drunk person, and in fact, may increase the effects of the alcohol.
03. You'd better wait until you're completely [sober] before trying to drive home.
04. She was pretty drunk when I saw her at the party, but by morning she was [sober] enough to go home.
05. He always dresses in very plain, [sober] business suits.
06. They were [soberly] dressed in black and gray.
07. The downturn in the economy has had somewhat of a [sobering] effect on investors.
08. The police asked the driver to take a [sobriety] test in order to determine if he was too drunk to drive.
09. It was a [sobering] thought to realize that if I hadn't worn a seatbelt, I could have been seriously injured in the accident.
10. The young man [soberly] reflected on his future after being turned down for grad school.
11. Janet is quite excitable, but her sister is much more [sober] and thoughtful.
12. A Chinese proverb advises, "If you want to quit drinking, just look at a drunkard when you're [sober]."
13. An African proverb notes that he who is drunk from wine can [sober] up; he who is drunk from wealth cannot.
14. A Latin proverb notes that what [soberness] conceals, drunkenness reveals.
15. Replying to a woman who accused him of being drunk, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill remarked, "Yes Madame, I am drunk, but you are ugly, and tomorrow I'll be [sober]."
16. British actor Oliver Reed once confessed, "I do not live in the world of [sobriety]."
17. Samuel Butler once remarked, "A drunkard would not give money to [sober] people. He said they would only eat it, and buy clothes, and send their children to school with it."
18. Ernest Hemingway once advised, "Always do [sober] what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut."
19. Actor Richard Burton once remarked, "When I played drunks, I had to remain [sober] because I didn't know how to play them when I was drunk."
20. Tom Robbins once suggested that humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been [sober], responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.
21. Brenda stayed [sober] at the party so that she could drive her friends home.
22. The ancient Greeks believed that parsley had special powers to keep people [sober].
23. The church music of Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina captures the essence of the [sober], conservative aspect of his era.
24. We are now faced with the [sobering] reality that less than a quarter of our planet's original forest remains.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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