Phrases about sleeping

1 – Sleep over, sleep at a friend’s house
sleep over = spend the night at someone else’s house
Do you mind if I sleep over at Amy’s house tonight?
Can I sleep over at my friend’s house?

2 – Lie down, to take a rest
lie down = get into a flat position, especially in bed, in order to sleep or rest
Lie down on the bed until you feel better.
Go and lie down for a while.

3 – Take a nap, a short sleep
take a nap = to sleep for a short time(during the day)
I usually take a nap after lunch.
My wife was taking a nap, so I left for the beach alone.

3 – Lie in, to stay in bed
lie in = to stay in bed in the morning for longer than usual.
Don’t lie in bed all morning.
It’s holiday tomorrow, so you can lie in.

4 – Stay up, to stay awake longer than usual
stay up = to go to bed later than usual.
Did you stay up late last night?
I stayed up to watch the Olympics on television.

5 – Drop off, to start to sleep easily
drop off = fall asleep easily, without intending to
He dropped off while watching TV last night.
He kept dropping off at her desk.

6 – Wake up, to stop sleeping and open your eyes.
wake up = to stop sleeping
Every day, I wake up at 6 am.
It is so hard to wake up in the morning.

7 – Get up, to get out of bed
get up = to get out of bed after sleeping
What time do you get up?
I usually get up at 7:45 in the morning.

8 – Fall asleep, change from a waking to a sleeping state
fall asleep = to begin sleeping
I fall asleep in the classroom.
I was very tired, so I fell asleep right away.

9 – Sleep in, wake up late or sleep longer
sleep in = sleep longer than you usually do
I usually sleep in on the weekend because I don’t have to go to work.
We usually sleep in on Sunday mornings.