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(as) sober as a judge

Definition of as sober as a judge in English:

Completely sober.
Example sentences
  • I went to bed at 10:30 last night sober as a judge and slept right through to wake up at 8am this morning feeling terrible.
  • But on this occasion he sounded sober as a judge.
  • These are the people who will be sober as a judge (surely a contradiction in terms), will not miss a thing and will remember it all in the morning.
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