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English verb: sober up

1. sober up (change) become sober after excessive alcohol consumption


SamplesKeep him in bed until he sobers up.


Synonymssober


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)become, get, go


Entailbooze, drink, fuddle

2. sober up (change) become more realistic


SamplesAfter thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up.


Synonymssober


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)become, get, go









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