make or become sober
make sb avoid drunkness; recover from too much alcoholic drink
"a grave God-fearing man"
"a quiet sedate nature"
"as sober as a judge"
"a solemn promise"
"the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
"drab faded curtains"
"sober Puritan grey"
"children in somber brown clothes"
"A sobering thought"
"After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up"
"Keep him in bed until he sobers up"
He felt perfectly sober, but technically he was far over the legal alcohol limit.
出自： A. Alvarez
The sobering experiences of the Boer War.
出自： D. Fraser
Please sober down a bit; I've got some important news for you.
请冷静,我有重要消息要告诉你。 sober sb ⇔ down
I suppose one bad crash and two near misses would sober most people down.
You must find a way to sober the children down.
He will sober up after a nap.
睡一会儿他就会清醒过来的。 sober sb ⇔ up
Throw a pail of water over him, that will sober him up.
The shock will sober her up.