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bang on aboutTo keep talking endlessly about the same subject.Rate it:

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beat around the bushTo delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant.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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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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bed downTo lie down to sleep for the night, usually of livestock or machinery.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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big sleepDeath.Rate it:

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bring owls to athensPerhaps we have not been sufficiently aware that talking about access and its implications in Scandinavia is like bringing owls to Athens. — Herbert Burkert.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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chew the fatTo chat idly or generally waste time talking.Rate it:

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clam upTo become silent; to stop talking, to shut up.Rate it:

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conk outTo fall fast asleep; to sleep soundly.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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cut the crapto stop talking about irrelevant things.Rate it:

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dead asleepSleeping in a deep sleepRate 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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dicky-birdEndearing term for a small bird, often used when talking with young children.Rate it:

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don't go thereDon't start talking about that.Rate 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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doss downTo sleep on someone's sofa or floor because there is no bed spare.Rate it:

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double-tonguedSaying one thing to one person and something different to another; double talking; deceitful in speech.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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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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fast asleepSleeping, in a deep sleep.Rate it:

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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.Rate it:

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

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full of hot airTalking a lot, especially without saying anything of value or meaning.Rate it:

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get off one's chestto relieve oneself by talking to someoneRate 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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hub-bubSet of disturbing circumstances, minor riot, loud talking.Rate it:

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keep quietTo refrain from talking about something; to keep a secret.Rate it:

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knock outTo put someone to sleep.Rate it:

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know one's ass from a hole in the groundTo have an adequate level of knowledge or skill; to understand what one is doing or talking about.Rate it:

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now you're talkingA phrase indicating agreement with a previously stated suggestion to change a course of action.Rate it:

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on aboutSpeaking about, talking of.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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please zip your lipA very direct and demanding expression to stop talking immediately. Zipping your lip is snippy, lippy figure of speech.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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put a lid on itTo be quiet; shut up; to stop talking about something or making noise.Rate it:

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put a sock in itTo be quiet; to shut one's mouth; to stop talking.Rate it:

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

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run onTo continue talking for a long time.Rate it:

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