SLEEP in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SLEEP
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
sleep
 n.  resting state in which the body is not active and the mind is unconscious
 v.  be in the state of rest when your eyes are closed, your body is not active
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  A mournful peace hung on the fields, as though they felt the relaxing grasp of the cold and stretched themselves in their long winter sleep.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  She looked up at him languidly, as though her lids were weighted with sleep and it cost her an effort to raise them.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
3  and she'll sleep in my bed, where I used to lay nights and listen to hear you come up the stairs.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
4  He wanted to get the feeling of it into his hand, so that it would sleep there like a seed in winter.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
5  She liked this position, for she seldom failed to go to sleep during prayers and, in this postures it escaped her mother's notice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
6  Melanie and Pittypat had gone to sleep hours before, but Scarlett lay awake in the warm darkness, her heart heavy and frightened in her breast.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
7  I have enough to eat and occasionally a bed to sleep in.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
8  They had come without food or sleep, without their horses, ambulances or supply trains and, without waiting for the rest, they had leaped from the trains and into the battle.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
9  The Confederates marched in their sleep, too tired to think for the most part.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
10  Men lay down to sleep where they could see the rails gleaming faintly in the starlight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
11  And then she had gone to sleep.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
12  She heard sounds of moving feet upstairs and thought "May the Lord damn Prissy," before her eyes closed and something like sleep descended upon her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
13  She had said: "There isn't any," and gone to sleep before the words were out of her mouth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
14  Yes, put you to bed," she added lightly, "and give you another drink--maybe all the dipper and make you go to sleep.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
15  You need sleep and Katie Scarlett is here, so you need not worry about anything.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
Example Sentence: (133 in 9 pages)
16  I have to catch up on my sleep.
17  He lay back in the reclining chair and went to sleep.
18  Mother lulled the child to sleep.
19  He awoke from his sleep in a cold sweat.
20  She had just woken from a deep sleep.
21  I roused up from deep sleep when the storm came suddenly.
22  Happiness is that u have food to eat, place to sleep and people to love.
23  He was old enough to sleep with a girl and make her pregnant.
24  I didn't sleep once during the entire course of the journey.
25  Such a noisy environment was not conducive to a good night's sleep.
26  Scientists have discovered remarkable new evidence showing how the body rebuilds itself while we sleep.
27  Lack of sleep is a major factor in loss of libido.
28  The wicked fairy bewitched the princess and made her fall into a long sleep.
29  He felt pleasantly drowsy and had to fight off the urge to sleep.
30  It does not necessarily follow that sleep loss would cause these symptoms.