get to sleep

idiom

: to succeed in beginning to sleep : to fall asleep
She finally got to sleep after midnight.
It took me almost an hour to get to sleep last night.
I woke up in the middle of the night, but I eventually got back to sleep.

Examples of get to sleep in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, sticking to a sleep schedule can help folks get to sleep, says CDC. Julia Gomez, USA TODAY, 16 Jan. 2024 Fifty-nine percent of kids were online from midnight to 5 a.m. While some were engaging with social media, many were listening to music or white noise to wind down and get to sleep. Erika Edwards, NBC News, 26 Sep. 2023 For example, if research participants have to drive home from a study, need to work the following day, or are trying to get to sleep fast and not feel impaired the next day, f-phenibut will be preferable to Phenibut. The Salt Lake Tribune, 16 Aug. 2023 Lucky freshmen even get to sleep on the third floor of Grey Towers Castle, while the lower floors host lectures, book readings, and conferences. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 10 Aug. 2023 The five-and-a-half day test involves basic underwater demolition, survival and other combat tactics, and during the test sailors get to sleep just twice, for two-hour periods only. Lolita C. Baldor, ajc, 2 May 2023 But for those of us who may be newly dating, in a long distance relationship or are just away from their partner at the moment, cute and thoughtful goodnight texts are just the thing to help our significant others get to sleep with ease. Cameron Jenkins, Good Housekeeping, 2 Feb. 2023 Lucky freshmen even get to sleep on the third floor of Grey Towers Castle, while the lower floors host lectures, book readings, and conferences. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 29 Jan. 2022 Over the counter medications like the hormone melatonin and Unisom, a sedating anti-histamine, can help people get to sleep. Roni Dengler, Discover Magazine, 20 Aug. 2019

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“Get to sleep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20to%20sleep. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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