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not sleep (or get) a wink (or not get a wink of sleep)

Definition of not sleep or get a wink or not get a wink of sleep in English:

Not sleep at all.
Example sentences
  • The afternoon before the game, I was so nervous that I did not get a wink of sleep - it is the first time that has happened in my whole career.
  • I watched the door all night and did not sleep a wink.
  • So restless that she could not sleep a wink and therefore had left her cozy bedroom.
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