Translation of sleep in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable and countable I need my eight hours' sleepher eyes were heavy with sleepyo necesito mis ocho horas de sueñoto go to sleepse le caían los ojos de sueñoshe went to sleep almost immediatelydormirsemy foot has gone to sleep to get to sleepse durmió or se quedó dormida casi inmediatamenteI can't get to sleepdormirsetry and get some sleep I didn't get any sleep last nightno puedo dormirmeno puedo conciliar el sueñohe is suffering from (a) lack of sleepanoche no dormí nada or no pude dormirI'm not tired: I had a sleep on the trainlo que tiene es falta de sueñoI haven't had a decent night's sleep in weeksno estoy cansado, dormí un poco en el trento put somebody to sleepI'll give you an injection to put you to sleephace semanas que no duermo una noche enterathe cat had to be put to sleep [euphemistic]le voy a dar una inyección para dormirloto send somebody to sleephubo que sacrificar al gato [euphemistic]the motion of the car sent her to sleep(hacer) dormir a alguienhis conversation sends me to sleepel movimiento del coche la hizo dormir or la durmióto wake somebody out of her/his sleepsu conversación me duermesu conversación me resulta soporíferato walk in one's sleepdespertar a alguiento talk in one's sleepser sonámbulodeep sleep (Physiology)hablar dormidothe big sleep [euphemistic]sueño (masculine) profundonot to lose any sleep over somebody/somethingel sueño eterno [euphemistic]he's not worth losing any sleep overno perder el sueño or no preocuparse por alguien/algoto sleep the sleep of the justno vale la pena perder el sueño por élExample sentences
- Based on the results of this study, seven hours of sleep per night seems optimal for longer life.
- Is there anything else that might allow me at least three hours of continuous sleep at night?
- As they get older they may need only nine or ten hours of sleep at night, but it varies just as it does for adults.
- 2 uncountable (in eyes)to rub the sleep from one's eyeslagañas (feminine plural)legañas (feminine plural)quitarse or limpiarse las lagañas or legañasExample sentences
- Immediately, the chief appeared at the palisades, rubbing sleep from his eyes, but still awake enough to raise the alarm.
- It was the same for several human villagers who exited shabby tents, rubbing sleep from their eyes.
- She rolled to face the door, rubbing sleep from her eyes with one loose fist.
intransitive verb past tense & past participle slept
- to sleep well/badlyhe was sleeping soundly when we leftdormir bien/malshe slept on despite the noisedormía profundamente cuando nos fuimosto sleep latesiguió durmiendo a pesar del ruidogoodnight, sleep tight!dormir hasta tardehis bed had not been slept inhasta mañana, que duermas bien or que descansesNew York, the city that never sleeps to sleep like a log o a baby o (British English) a top [colloquial]no había dormido en su camadormir como un tronco or como un lirón or como un bendito [colloquial]Example sentences
- I was very tired after the game, having slept badly all week due to the adrenalin of doing gigs or nerves at the upcoming poker.
- I was worried that I might not have handled it very well and slept badly.
- Not sleeping had become a constant agitation - and the more he worried about it, the worse he slept.
transitive verb past tense & past participle slept
- the hotel sleeps 200 guestsel hotel tiene 200 camas or puede alojar a 200 personasExample sentences
- The package said sleeps six, but I say more comfortably 4 or 5 people.
- The hotel sleeps over 100 guests, and every bedroom is unique.
- The Norman Rockwell Room sleeps 4 with one double\full bed and two single beds.
- [colloquial] [pejorative]
- 1.1 (sleep late)
- he's still sleeping it off [colloquial]
- 1.1 (outdoors)
- 1verb + preposition + objecthe slept through the alarm clock
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