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"under the influence" in British English

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under the influence

drunk: Driving under the influence is a very serious offence.
(Definition of under the influence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"under the influence" in American English

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under the influence

drunk, or having drunk some alcohol: He was arrested for driving under the influence.
(Definition of under the influence from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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