asleep

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈsliːp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈslip/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə slēp)


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asleep

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. fell asleep on the job
  2. fell asleep during [class, the lecture, the movie]
  3. fell asleep in front of the [screen, TV]
  4. fell asleep (again) easily
  5. fall asleep to [music, the sound of the ocean]
  6. am having [trouble, problems] falling asleep
  7. have trouble staying asleep
  8. can't fall asleep
  9. can fall asleep anywhere
  10. couldn't fall back asleep (until)
  11. sorry, I fell asleep for a few minutes
  12. sorry, I must have fallen asleep
  13. I'm (still) half asleep
  14. the [movie, song] (always) puts me asleep
  15. need a [pill, a book] to put me asleep
adj
  1. is (still) fast asleep
  2. is (fast) asleep on the [sofa, hammock]
  3. (the dog) is asleep under the [bed, tree]
  4. sorry, he's still asleep
  5. fast asleep by the [fireplace, radiator]
  6. was asleep in the [back, passenger] seat
  7. was already fast asleep
  8. was fast asleep when I [got home, went to bed]
  9. was still asleep when she [called, came over]
  10. was asleep at [his desk, work]
  11. was asleep until [9:00]
  12. was asleep before [midnight]
  13. Why is he (still) asleep at [noon]?
  14. have been asleep all [this time, these years]
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