sleep through

phrasal verb

slept through; sleeping through; sleeps through
: to sleep without being awakened by (something, such as a loud noise)
She slept (right) through the thunderstorm.

Examples of sleep through in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Neither of our kids is big on sleeping through the night. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 10 May 2024 One thing is clear: No one should be sleeping through this historic trial ... Lorraine Ali, Los Angeles Times, 22 Apr. 2024 Passengers can sleep through the duration of the flight, arriving rested. Ella Gonzales, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 28 Mar. 2024 In one episode of the new World War II epic Masters of the Air, a character collapses from exhaustion and sleeps through the events of D-Day, which were so memorably dramatized in Saving Private Ryan. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 24 Jan. 2024 An Arkansas mom didn’t know why her baby wasn’t sleeping through the night. Kim Komando, Fox News, 11 Feb. 2024 Staying up late one night isn’t going to set a toddler back (and, as Colquitt noted, many little ones can sleep through anything. Beth Ann Mayer, Parents, 9 Feb. 2024 Convinced that having a baby who slept through the night mattered more than having their own room, the couple moved out of the bedroom and gave it to their baby, who had been sleeping in the living room. Laura Fenton, Curbed, 23 Jan. 2024 But magnesium may indirectly affect sleep through its effects on melatonin. Maggie O'Neill, Health, 10 Jan. 2024

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“Sleep through.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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