Translation of sleep in French:


Pronunciation: /sliːp/


  • sommeil (m) to go to sleep s'endormir to go back to sleep se rendormir to send or put sb to sleep endormir qn to have a sleep dormir my leg has gone to sleep [fam] j'ai la jambe engourdie to put an animal to sleep faire piquer un animal

vi (prét, pp slept)

  • dormir to sleep at a friend's house coucher chez un ami


to sleep like a log or top

dormir comme une souche or un loir

Phrasal verbs

sleep in

(stay in bed late) faire la grasse matinée; (oversleep) dormir trop tard

sleep on

to sleep on a decision attendre le lendemain pour prendre une décision

Definition of sleep in:

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