over the limit

idiom

British
: having more alcohol in the blood than is legally allowed for someone who is driving
He was arrested for driving over the limit.

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“Over the limit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/over%20the%20limit. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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