Sleep

hit the hay

Meaning: to go to sleep or head to bed.

Example: I have to get up early, so I better hit the hay soon.  Read on

hit the sack

Meaning: to go to bed

Example: I am really tired after all that exercise. I am going to hit the sack. Read on

zonk out

Meaning: to fall asleep very promptly

Example: After a very hard-working day, she zonked out. Read on

up and about

Meaning: to get out of the bed actively after sleep

Example: He was up and about within a few days of the operation. Read on

sleep tight

Meaning: an affectionate way of wishing someone a good night's sleep

Example: I am going to bed now. Good night, sleep tight. Read on

forty winks

Meaning: sleep for a while, mostly during the day

Example: The bank manager caught the security guard while taking forty winks on duty. Read on

miles to go before I sleep

Meaning: you have a lot to do before you can rest

Example: We need to get all of these files completed before anyone leaves. There are miles to go before I sleep. Read on

catnap

Meaning: a short sleep, usually during the day

Example: I had a very late night last night. I think that I will have a catnap during my lunch hour. Read on

stay up

Meaning: not go to sleep

Example: Mom made sure we stayed up to welcome our dad home after months of him being on military tour. Read on

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fool’s paradise

Meaning: This phrase refers to someone who becomes happy at hopes provided based on false facts.

Example: The money was never going to be deposited by him. He kept promising her and let her stay in that fool’s paradise for way too long. Read on

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