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What is 'welcome dose' Hello, What does 'welcome dose' mean in the sentence? Does it mean that he has enough sobriety to welcome a guest? Or is he sobre enough campared to other dom.com executive? "After I'd spent a few hours at Salesforce.com, with the Yoda statue outside Benioff's office, the bowls of candy, and the chief love officer, Benioff's dog, Jim Steele, the "chief customer officer and president, worldwide sales," came as a welcome dose of sobriety."
Oct 1, 2012 6:56 AM
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You'd normally say "a dose of medicine", ie. the medicine makes you feel better. In this case, a "dose of sobriety" made things better. And it was quite welcome. Perhaps the others were too drunk and silly.
October 2, 2012
sobriety = solemn or sober A welcome dose of sobriety= a much needed case of solemnity
October 1, 2012
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