Examples of siesta in a Sentence
Most of the shops were closed after lunch for a two-hour siesta.
The shops are closed during siesta.
He's taking a little siesta out there on the patio.
Recent Examples of siesta from the Web
For tired Spaniards, De Inza’s siesta bar offers a sanctuary.
Now, Maria Estrella Jorro de Inza has found a way to bring back the siesta, making money while her countrymen nap.
Visitors hoping to siesta and go can choose from a variety of options in either private or shared rooms, by the minute or by the hour, with prices ranging from €8 (top bunk; one hour) to €14 ($15) for one hour in a private room.
Skip the siesta and catch 2 Chainz' new clip below.
Sounds like a good time to take a vacation siesta in a safe place, dontcha think?
By early afternoon, warm sun prompted siesta time for wildlife, and the lake got markedly quieter.
Working class people who have to traverse the capital for their jobs have adjusted their schedules to account for traffic shutdowns and take siestas to wait out clashes between protesters and police.
PRACTICAL STUFF: Go for lunch and follow it up with a siesta.
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