Definition of 'asleep'
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Example sentences containing 'asleep'
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This is a beast that mainly exists, of course, while the rest of the country is fast asleep. The Sun (2017)We walked in the sitting room and my two cats were asleep on the sofa. The Sun (2012)Their young daughters were asleep in the house at the time. The Sun (2008)You can be fast asleep all night and still wake up tense and sore. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)My wife was sound asleep in bed and her friend was sleeping in the spare room. The Sun (2010)They were exhausted and back asleep on the sofa within an hour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two dogs are fast asleep just inside the door. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Another recent visitor found him sound asleep. The Sun (2015)The alcoholic grandmother was asleep on a sofa. The Sun (2011)My mum was working nights and her boyfriend was asleep on the sofa. The Sun (2010)He had just dropped asleep on the sofa when you awoke. The Daisy Chain (1837)We arranged to meet there, her daughter asleep in a pushchair beside her. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She was sound asleep, apparently in some fearful dream. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We are so fast asleep that we don't know who we are any more. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And the West has been sound asleep on this. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He looked just like my dad does when he's asleep on the sofa. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My younger brothers would be fast asleep in their single bed, lying end to end. Seminary Boy (2006)My daughter is asleep so I decide to make the most of it and join him. The Sun (2010)My boyfriend was already sound asleep and I slipped out quietly. The Sun (2016)Finally, when his wife and daughters are asleep, he cries and cries. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then in November last year I arrived home from work to find my eldest daughter apparently fast asleep in her bed. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'asleep'
British English: asleep /əˈsliːp/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is asleep is sleeping.
My daughter was asleep on the sofa.
- American English: asleep
- Arabic: نَائِم
- Brazilian Portuguese: adormecido
- Chinese: 睡着的
- Croatian: zaspao
- Czech: spící
- Danish: sover
- Dutch: slapend
- European Spanish: dormido
- Finnish: unessa
- French: endormi
- German: schlafend
- Greek: κοιμισμένος
- Italian: addormentato
- Japanese: 眠って
- Korean: 잠들어
- Norwegian: sovende
- Polish: pogrążony (we śnie)
- European Portuguese: adormecido
- Romanian: adormit
- Russian: спящий
- Spanish: dormido
- Swedish: sovande
- Thai: นอนหลับ
- Turkish: uykuda
- Ukrainian: той, що спить
- Vietnamese: buồn ngủ
Definition of asleep from the Collins English Dictionary
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