go to sleep


Definition of go to sleep

1 : to begin sleeping She lay down on the couch and went (right) to sleep. Tell the kids it's time to go to sleep. After the party, I just wanted to go to sleep.
2 of a part of the body (such as a foot or leg) : to be without feeling for a brief time usually because it has been kept in an awkward position for too long When I started to get up I realized my foot had gone to sleep.
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“Go to sleep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20to%20sleep. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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