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sleep
British English: /sliːp/
American English: /slip/

Translation of sleep in German:

noun

  • Schlaf, der
    get some sleep it's time we got some sleep
    es ist Zeit zum Schlafengehen
    get three hours' sleep
    drei Stunden schlafen
    get/go to sleep go to sleep!
    schlaf jetzt!
    not lose [any] sleep over something
    [figurative]
    wegen etwas keine schlaflose Nacht haben
    some cocoa should put him to sleep
    etwas Kakao, und er müsste einschlafen
    put an animal to sleep
    [euphemistic]
    ein Tier einschläfern
    he put or sent me to sleep with his stories
    [colloquial]
    bei seinen Geschichten bin ich fast eingeschlafen
    talk in one's sleep
    im Schlaf sprechen
    one's last sleep
    [figurative]
    der ewige Schlaf
    walk in one's sleep
    schlafwandeln
    I can/could do it in my sleep
    [figurative]
    ich kann/könnte es im Schlaf
    be in a deep sleep
    fest schlafen
    get or have a good night's sleep
    [sich] gründlich ausschlafen
    have a sleep have a short sleep
    ein [kurzes] Schläfchen machen

intransitive verb sleptPronunciation: /slept/

  • 1 sleep late
    lange schlafen
    sleep like a log or top
    wie ein Stein schlafen [colloquial]
    sleep tight!
    [colloquial]
    schlaf gut!
    sleep at somebody's
    bei jemandem schlafen
    rough 3
  • 3 [figurative]
    (lie in grave) ruhen [formal]

transitive verb slept

  • 2
    (accommodate) schlafen lassen
    the apartment sleeps 6
    die Wohnung hat 6 Betten wink 3 2

Phrasal verbs

sleep around

intransitive verb
[colloquial]
herumschlafen [colloquial]

sleep away

transitive verb

sleep in

intransitive verb
(sleep late) im Bett bleiben

sleep off

transitive verb sleep it off sleep off one's lunch
[nach dem Mittagessen] einen Verdauungsschlaf halten

sleep on

intransitive verbPronunciation: /-ˈ-/
weiterschlafen
transitive verbPronunciation: /ˈ--/

sleep out

intransitive verb
(sleep in the open) im Freien schlafen

sleep over

intransitive verb our cousin was sleeping over
unser Cousin übernachtete bei uns

sleep through

transitive verb sleep through the noise/alarm
trotz des Lärms/Weckerklingelns [weiter]schlafen

sleep together

intransitive verb
(also colloquialeuphemistic)
miteinander schlafen

sleep with

transitive verb sleep with somebody
[colloquial] [euphemistic]
mit jemandem schlafen

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