make the bed


: to neatly arrange the sheets, blankets, and bedspread on the bed
Don't forget to make the bed.

Examples of make the bed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those who make the bed every morning, for instance, are more likely to sleep better that night. Marisa Spyker, Southern Living, 3 Jan. 2024 What's less fun is having to wash, dry, and maybe even iron the new sheets and then make the bed. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, 4 Dec. 2023 In our Lab tests, all sheets were visually inspected, used to make the bed, and then washed according to the manufacturer's instructions. Sharon Brandwein, Southern Living, 13 July 2023 Bandit, for instance, is regularly shown doing the laundry or helping to make the bed. Amy Amatangelo, Los Angeles Times, 8 Aug. 2022 Somebody needs to make the bed, serve the food, cut the hair and tell passengers to put their tray tables up. Justin Lahart, WSJ, 10 Mar. 2021

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“Make the bed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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