felt just as good on nothing at all

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The bottle of whiskey – a second one – was now in constant demand by all present, excepting Catherine, who “felt just as good on nothing at all,”
(F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby)

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  • RM1(SS)

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    English - US (Midwest)
    The whiskey was making the drinkers feel good. Catherine didn't want it because she already felt good, even though she hadn't drunk anything.
     
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