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eternal sleep(mythology, fiction, fantasy) A magical state of suspended animation, where-in the recipient is placed in a state of ageless, deathless, everlasting sleep. Well-known examples are Endymion, (the lover of the Greek moon goddess, Selene), and the princess from Sleeping Beauty.Rate it:

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eternal sleepDeathRate it:

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eternal triangleA relationship involving three persons (usually two women and one man or two men and one woman) among whom there are conflicting and competing attachments of a romantic or emotional nature.Rate it:

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hope springs eternalThe feeling of hopefulness endlessly renews itself.Rate it:

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hope springs eternal in the human breastAlternative form of hope springs eternal.Rate it:

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beauty sleepSleep before midnight, on the belief that early sleep hours conduce to health and beauty.[1].Rate it:

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sleep aroundTo have numerous sexual partners.Rate it:

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beauty sleepC. 1900, Ralph Connor, The Man From Glengarry, ch. 23.Rate it:

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beauty sleepExtra sleep or a special nap.Rate it:

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big sleepDeath.Rate it:

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deep sleepUsed other than as an idiom: see deep, sleep.Rate it:

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deep sleepArtificially induced hibernation in humans for the purpose of long distance space travel.Rate it:

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go to sleepAn expression used to dismiss an extremely foolish statement, or to dismiss somebody that one does not feel like talking to.Rate it:

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sleep inTo sleep late; to go on sleeping past one's customary or planned hour.Rate it:

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sleep like a babyTo sleep very well, especially peacefullyRate it:

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sleep like a logTo sleep heavily, long and without disturbance.Rate it:

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sleep onTo consider after a period of sleep, implying a decision will be made the next day.Rate it:

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sleep on itTo postpone a decision until the following day to avoid making a hasty choice.Rate it:

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sleep roughTo sleep outdoors, without a place to go home to.Rate it:

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sleep togetherTo be intimate with another person in the same bed.Rate it:

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sleep togetherTo have sex with.Rate it:

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sleep under the same bridgea critique of a law where circumstances are ignored.Rate it:

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sleep under the same bridgeTo be formally, but not actually, equal under the law.Rate it:

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sleep withTo share a bed or bedroom with.Rate it:

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sleep withTo have sexual intercourse with.Rate it:

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sleep with the fishesTo be killed and have one's body disposed off in the sea or other body of water.Rate it:

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you made your bed, now sleep in itA moralizing rejection said to someone looking for an easy out, especially of a situation they put themselves into.Rate it:

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zonk outTo fall suddenly into a very deep sleep.Rate it:

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bed downTo lie down to sleep for the night, usually of livestock or machinery.Rate it:

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conk outTo fall fast asleep; to sleep soundly.Rate it:

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doss downTo sleep on someone's sofa or floor because there is no bed spare.Rate it:

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knock outTo put someone to sleep.Rate it:

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put downTo place a baby somewhere to sleep.Rate it:

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forty winksSleep, extra sleep, or a nap.Rate it:

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bed downThe act of lying down, reclining, preparing for sleep by assuming a supine position/reclining/upon or in a quiet, comfortable venue.Rate it:

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bed them downTo ​lie down ​somewhere, usually ​somewhere different from where you usually ​sleep, in ​order to go to ​sleep.Rate it:

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beddy-byeBedtime for a toddler, going to sleep, going to bed.Rate it:

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call it a nightTo go to bed to sleep.Rate it:

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catch some z'sTo sleep.Rate it:

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count sheepTo attempt to go to sleep by thinking of something boring, traditionally by counting imaginary sheep.Rate it:

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dead asleepSleeping in a deep sleepRate it:

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don't let the bedbugs biteUsed to wish a person a good night's sleep.Rate it:

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double-upRequirement to sleep with another individual because of lack of sleeping accomodations.Rate it:

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fast asleepSleeping, in a deep sleep.Rate it:

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out like a lightAsleep or unconscious, particularly if this has occurred suddenly and the sleep is deep.Rate it:

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pad outto sleep or go to bedRate it:

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play possumTo feign sleep, illness, etc.Rate it:

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power napA short sleep taken in the daytime in order to refresh a person and generally terminated before deep sleep begins so as not to leave the sleeper drowsy.Rate it:

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somnambulistsleep walkingRate it:

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stack z'sTo sleep; to be asleepRate it:

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