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sober

US [ˈsoʊbər]
UK [ˈsəʊbə(r)]
  • adj.未醉;持重的;冷静的;素净的
  • v.变得冷静
  • Web清醒的;严肃的;醒酒
Comparative Degree:soberer  Superlative:soberest  Simple Present:sobers  Present Participle:sobering  Past Tense:sobered  
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adj.
1.
[nubn]
未醉not drunk (= not affected by alcohol)
I promised him that I'd stay sober tonight.
我答应过他,今晚我不会喝醉。
He was as sober as a judge(= completely sober ) .
他一点没醉。
2.
持重的;冷静的serious and sensible
a sober assessment of the situation
对形势的冷静估计
He is honest, sober and hard-working.
他诚实、稳重、勤奋。
On sober reflection(= after some serious thought) , I don't think I really need a car after all.
冷静地想了想以后,我觉得我其实并不需要车。
3.
素净的;淡素的plain and not bright
a sober grey suit
一套素净的灰西装
v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sb)
(使)变得持重,变得冷静to make sb behave or think in a more serious and sensible way; to become more serious and sensible
The bad news sobered us for a while.
坏消息使我们冷静了一会儿。
He suddenly sobered.
他突然严肃起来。

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