In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(by employee)estancia nocturna femeninobefore noun sleep-in nanny/housekeeper — residente
- I ended up eating a breakfast of Frosted Flakes cereal and bananas and sleeping in.
- You're silent, you never talk, and you sleep in at times.
- I bet local residents thought they were going to get to sleep in this morning!
- Today I finally slept in.
- We don't work today, so let's sleep in.
- Tomorrow we are sleeping in and then packing up, doing last minute shopping, and then having our last meal with the Slovaks.
- My bedroom is too hot to be able to sleep in!
- There were days, late in my last training cycle, when I simply needed to sleep in.
- I look at my clock and see that everyone had let me sleep in.
- That night, for the first time in months, I was able to sleep in.
- I slept in yesterday morning which is extremely odd for me.
- Are you ready to give up sleeping in on weekend mornings?
- After the party, they are all sleeping in today.
- We were so exhausted after the hike that we slept in the next morning.
- Sleeping in is what I look forward to on the weekends.
- What could possibly be the most important day of my life, and I sleep in.
- Normally, she'd spend her Saturdays sleeping in.
- For some reason, she was sleeping in.
- We all slept in this morning and ate a leisurely breakfast.
- Saturday morning, Jay and I like to sleep in a bit.
2(by protesters)dormida femenino
- I'm glad to have seen some more of the sleep-in footage, though. It was an event that I believe was incredibly successful.
- Meanwhile, a New Yorker, after seeing the sleep-in on the national news, ordered the students two pepperoni pizzas and a cheese pizza from the pizza joint across the street.
- They were joined by students, who organized a sit-in and a sleep-in at the senate chambers in 2001.
- The group of friendly housing activists isn't exactly holding a sleep-in on the mayor's couch - but his staff is obviously uncomfortable.
- An assessment was made of the sleep-in by some 60 students at the college the previous Thursday.
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