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sueño

Translation of sueño in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 1 1.1 (estado) conciliar el sueño
    to get to sleep
    oyó un ruido entre sueños
    she heard a noise in her sleep o when she was half asleep
    tener el sueño ligero/pesado
    to be a light/heavy sleeper
    entregarse al sueño [literary]
    to abandon oneself to sleep [literary]
    descabezar or echar un sueñecito [colloquial]
    to have forty winks
    have a (little) nap
    dormir el sueño de los justos
    (con la conciencia tranquila) to sleep the sleep of the just
    (con un sueño profundo) to sleep deeply
    perder el sueño
    to lose sleep
    quitar(le) el sueño a alguien
    to keep somebody awake
    esas cosas no me quitan el sueño
    I don't have sleepless nights o lose any sleep over such things
    things like that don't keep me awake at night
    1.2 (ganas de dormir) ¿tienes sueño?
    are you tired/sleepy?
    ¡qué sueño (tengo)!
    I'm so sleepy!
    me voy a la cama, tengo un sueño que no veo [colloquial]
    I'm going to bed, I'm very tired o I'm falling asleep
    sobre las 11 ya me empieza a entrar sueño
    about 11 o'clock I start feeling sleepy
    me estoy cayendo or muriendo de sueño
    I'm falling asleep on my feet
    estoy cansado, pero no tengo sueño
    I'm tired but I don't feel sleepy
    se me ha quitado el sueño
    I've woken up again o I don't feel sleepy any more
    lo venció el sueño [literary]
    sleep overcame him
    he was overcome by sleep
Example sentences
  • Un tiempo mayor interfiere con el sueño de la noche.
  • Las horas de sueño que se pierden no se recuperan nunca.
  • La denuncia está la fiscalía durmiendo el sueño de lo injustos.

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