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cold sober

mod. sober; completely sober. (see also sold cober.) He had a fine head on and wanted more than anything to be cold sober and alert.
See also: cold, sober
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Paloma, known for hits like Upside Down and Stone Cold Sober, became the face for the Design Forum collection after recognising River Island's sponsorship of Graduate Fashion Week.
They were coming home at night stone cold sober, your man was out of his head, drunk, on the wrong side of the road, he hit them and killed them all.
But it's a pretty fair bet that a teenager at a drink fuelled rave well after midnight was not sat quietly in a corner, stone cold sober and reading the poems of William Wordsworth.
If you've ever imagined being stuck in an upright box with eight halitotic colleagues, it's like doing the Christmas party stone cold sober.
It's juicy, fresh, fun and very readable, whether one is stone cold sober or slightly tipsy.
Winter is a difficult enough time to drive when stone cold sober but the Gardai recommend to drive with dipped headlights on during dark days, obeying the speed limit and always wear your seatbelt.
Because the stupid and mind-numbing fact is that if someone had invited me when I was stone cold sober to drink myself over the limit and climb behind the wheel, I'd have told them they were mad.
Caltech was named the nation's worst party school by the Princeton Review, which ranked top party schools and top ``stone cold sober schools.
Jailing Newman for 16 months, suspended for 18 months with supervision, Judge Peter Heywood said: "When stone cold sober you are not the idiot you are when in drink.
Tracks such as Stone Cold Sober and Upside Down perfectly suited the surroundings, bringing elements of jazz and French cabaret to the fore.
Stone cold sober, she probably thought I was warning her of the imminent arrival of an idiot.
I have never in my life gone into the BBC studio other than being stone cold sober.
They are divine" Singer Sandie Shaw, who says she prefers a foot lift to a facelift "They find my presence in the kitchen just too embarrassing" Nigella Lawson, above, who says her teenage children will not let her cook for them "I have never, never, never in my life gone into the BBC studio other than being stone cold sober.
It was then straight into her first hit, Stone Cold Sober, and if the crowd had needed any warming up (they didn't) this was the one to do it.
was released to Faith mass acclaim last year with hit singles New York and Stone Cold Sober.