fall asleep

idiom

: to begin sleeping
She fell asleep during the movie.
I woke up and I couldn't fall back asleep.

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“Fall asleep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fall%20asleep. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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