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What does it mean when you dream about being drunk?

Being drunk, as opposed to simply be intoxicated, can represent loss of control and abandonment to irrational forces. Drunkenness can also symbolize exhaustion, as in the expression “punch drunk.”

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Q MY MATE rang me at 3am the other night, drunk as a skunk and literally crying on the phone because his partner had left him.
One Belgian fan, Marc Demeyer, said: "He was drunk as a skunk.
The campaign, which will be displayed in restrooms and on beer mats, will consist of six helpful tips, such as 'Avoid getting drunk as a skunk.