Phrasal Verbs

sober up

This page is about the phrasal verb sober up


to become sober again after drinking too much alcohol

For example

  • sober up It took her a few hours to sober up. She was very drunk.

  • sober sb up Do you think a cold shower might help to sober him up?

Quick Quiz

If you want to sober up, you should drink

a. some Scotch whiskey

b. some black coffee

c. some cough medicine

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