toss and turn


: to move about and turn over in bed because one is unable to sleep
tossing and turning all night

Examples of toss and turn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Note that the length cuts short, which is good news for those who toss and turn during the night and like to move freely. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 13 Nov. 2023 Plus, its boyfriend cut and high-low hem give you tons of tons of room to toss and turn throughout the night. Rebecca Martinson, Rolling Stone, 19 Oct. 2023 The kind of night when lovers toss and turn and palm trees rustle in the moonlight. Danielle Amir Jackson Malike Sidibe, New York Times, 11 Oct. 2023 For those who tend to toss and turn in their sleep, this mattress topper by Ella Jayne Home is worth grabbing. Toni Sutton, Peoplemag, 19 Sep. 2023 The Helix Midnight is a pressure-relieving memory foam mattress that’s tailored specifically to side-sleepers and people who tend to toss and turn in their sleep. Amy Stanford, Health, 1 Sep. 2023 And then there are just some people who run hot and toss and turn at night. Chaunie Brusie, Peoplemag, 20 Apr. 2023 Consider it for new parents, a partner who tends to toss and turn, or even for yourself. Josh Horton,, 15 Oct. 2020 Each seat will also feature a drop-down footwell to allow for more personal space and multiple sleeping positions, which is great news for anyone who likes to toss and turn. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 24 June 2020 See More

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“Toss and turn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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