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verb British English pronunciation: sober /ˈsəʊbə(r)/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theysober
he/she/itsobers
present participlesobering
past tensesobered
past participlesobered

phrasal verb

sober up

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present tense
I/you/we/theysober up
he/she/itsobers up
present participlesobering up
past tensesobered up
past participlesobered up
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    [transitive] sober someone up to make someone become less drunk

    The news seemed to sober him up instantly.

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