Learn this expression about sleep, and "don't fall asleep at the wheel"

In this lesson, you will learn 8 idioms and expressions regarding sleep. The verb “sleep” is an irregular verb in English. The past simple form is “slept” and the past participle is also “slept”
Sleep like a log
= to sleep very well, without waking up during the night.
A “log” is a long length of wood from a tree. So the literal meaning is to sleep like a piece of wood!.
   – Nab is sleeping like a log.
   – The next morning, Nab says:
   – Nab: “Last night I slept like a log.”

Fast asleep
= it means to be sleeping very well. “Fast asleep” is an adjective. It is a state.
   – He is fast asleep.

To not sleep a wink
= to NOT sleep at all.
   – Nab: “Last night I didn’t sleep a wink.”

Hit the sack
= it means to go to bed to sleep. This is an informal expression.
   – Nab: “I’m tired. I’m going to hit the sack. Good night!”

Drop off to sleep
= the moment you start to sleep.
Nab dropped off to sleep after lunch.

Fall asleep
= to start to sleep.
   – Nab is falling asleep on the floor.

Sleep in // lie-in
= It means to sleep until a later time than usual. (by choice)
“Lie-in” is mainly a British English word and expression. It isn’t often used in American English.
   – In American English, we say “to sleep in”
   – in British English they say: lie-in
   – It’s the weekend. Nab is sleeping in.
   – It’s Saturday. Nab is having a lie-in.

= It means to sleep until a later time than usual. (NOT by choice)
This is a verb.
   – Nab wakes up late. When he arrives at work, he says to his boss:
   – Nab: “Sorry I’m late. I overslept.”

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