Sleep in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Sleep

(intransitive) To rest in a state of reduced consciousness. | (intransitive, of a spinning top or yo-yo) To spin on its axis with no other perceptible motion. | (transitive) To cause (a spinning top or yo-yo) to spin on its axis with no other perceptible motion.

Short Example Sentences for Sleep

  • 1. I begged you to allow me to sleep with you. 🔊
  • 2. No woman was allowed to sleep in the house. 🔊
  • 3. Why did the witches quarrel about letting him sleep here? 🔊
  • 4. Banfi had gone to sleep at the same time as his wife. 🔊
  • 5. We sleep when the power is turned off, just as you do. 🔊
  • 6. Wallie shivered in his sleep and pulled the soogans higher. 🔊
  • 7. But my sleep resolved itself into a series of cat-naps. 🔊
  • 8. I told him to go to bed and try to sleep it off. 🔊
  • 9. I shall sleep better, because it is not my own. 🔊
  • 10. Farkas Bethlen could not sleep in his bed all night. 🔊
  • 11. That, weary, I may sleep against my will. 🔊
  • 12. He too cannot sleep while he is so near to her whom he has so deeply wounded. 🔊
  • 13. Lie close beside the wall and you may sleep without falling. 🔊
  • 14. He was beginning to forget what simple, honest sleep was like. 🔊
  • 15. Immediately commencing carpenter, I built them houses to sleep in. 🔊
  • 16. I mean to ease you of your fear, That you may sleep in peace on either side. 🔊
  • 17. I didn't sleep any--didn't want to sleep. 🔊

How to use Sleep in Sentences?

  • 1. It was not the displeasure of the lady which deprived him of his sleep that night. 🔊
  • 2. He bent over him to satisfy himself the sleep was not feigned, and then turned towards the horses. 🔊
  • 3. His sleep had been so deep, so dreamless, that in it he had forgotten all that had happened. 🔊
  • 4. He was put to sleep in a small room opening on the rough verandah that ran round the house. 🔊
  • 5. He muttered in his sleep at night of mines of wealth, of pearls and diamonds and bars of gold. 🔊
  • 6. But I would be thrown into a den of them rather than sleep in the same room with that statue. 🔊
  • 7. He was manifestly a very shy man, and, moreover, he might have been losing sleep the night before. 🔊
  • 8. For days he had kept awake fearing treachery from Gray if he let sleep overcome him. 🔊
  • 9. The Wind clasped her in his arms and flew away, lulling her to sleep as he went. 🔊
  • 10. After he left, I walked the floor and talked, and Stoddard went to sleep on the sofa. 🔊
  • 11. I've told them that you generally sleep aft in the hammock under the awning over the cabin. 🔊
  • 12. She had slept through even the entrance of the maid who called her; she who had expected not to sleep at all! 🔊
  • 13. I might as well have laid down and gone to sleep on that pinnacle for all the good my waiting and eye-straining did me. 🔊
  • 14. They were eyes that would haunt his sleep that night like the face of the drowned man in the nursery rhyme. 🔊
  • 15. He would not trust himself to sit down again; he felt that sleep might suddenly overcome him unawares. 🔊
  • 16. Hubert thought she looked even prettier in her displeasure than she had done in her joy; and he went to sleep thinking of her. 🔊
  • 17. After a night of refreshing and untroubled sleep they dressed and hurried to breakfast after the manner of travellers making close connections. 🔊
  • 18. If that was all my own, I'd sleep like a pig, though I'm married to Mrs. Brulgruddery. 🔊