Examples of sobriety in a Sentence
They did a sobriety test on him.
the sobriety of the situation
Recent Examples of sobriety from the Web
Hughett was arrested after field sobriety tests were administered.
The officer said Berry failed a number of field sobriety tests.
Local officers, with assistance from the California Highway Patrol, conducted 30 field sobriety tests during the checkpoint, which ran from 8 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Newport Boulevard and Flower Street.
Vaughn, 48, was busted early in the morning in Manhattan Beach after failing a field sobriety test that was captured with officers’ body cameras, Sgt.
Vaughn, 48, was busted early in the morning in Manhattan Beach after failing a field sobriety test that was captured with officers' body cameras, Sgt.
Burdecki refused field sobriety tests as well as refused to give a blood sample — a warrant was issued, which forced a blood draw.
At the scene, she was checked out by the Seminole County Fire Department and later agreed to a field sobriety test with Altamonte Springs officers, police said.
Housing-first programs are controversial; many shelters and supportive housing programs require some level of sobriety before entering.
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SOBRIETY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sobriety for English Language Learners
: the state of not being drunk
: the quality of being serious
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