To sleep

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Definition

to sleep: to close your eyes and rest (usually in bed at night)
verb
I went to sleep very late last night, so I'm tired today.

This is an irregular verb:
I sleep / I slept / I have slept

sleep: the state of rest for body and mind
noun
sleep debt

to sleep with (someone): to have sex with (someone); to rest in the same bed as (someone)
idiom

Examples

  • "I have had many adventures since I last saw you, I have slept with many, many, many people."
  • "Sleepin' on the job, sleepin' on the job"
  • "School-aged children and teens need at least 9 hours of sleep a night."
  • "This replaces my previous endeavor of sleeping with as many people as possible."
  • "Democracy's mother is a woman that I want to sleep with."
  • "Bruno : Sir, I slept with my au pairs, sir!"
  • "He just sleeps!"
  • "Bruno : Sir, because I slept with my au pairs, sir."

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