In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sueño masculineI need my eight hours' sleep — yo necesito mis ocho horas de sueño
- her eyes were heavy with sleep — se le caían los ojos de sueño
- to go to sleep — dormirse
- she went to sleep almost immediately — se durmió / se quedó dormida casi inmediatamente
- my foot has gone to sleep — se me ha dormido el pie
- to get to sleep — dormirse
- I can't get to sleep — no puedo conciliar el sueño
- try and get some sleep — trata de dormir un poco
- I didn't get any sleep last night — anoche no dormí nada / no pude dormir
- he is suffering from (a) lack of sleep — lo que tiene es falta de sueño
- I'm not tired: I had a sleep on the train — no estoy cansado, dormí un poco en el tren
- I haven't had a decent night's sleep in weeks — hace semanas que no duermo una noche entera
- to put sb to sleep
- I'll give you an injection to put you to sleep — le voy a dar una inyección para dormirlo
- the cat had to be put to sleep — hubo que sacrificar al gato
- to send sb to sleep — (hacer) dormir a algn
- the motion of the car sent her to sleep — el movimiento del coche la hizo dormir / la durmió
- his conversation sends me to sleep — su conversación me resulta soporífera
- to wake sb out of her/his sleep — despertar a algn
- to walk in one's sleep — ser sonámbulo
- to talk in one's sleep — hablar dormido
- deep sleep — sueño profundo
- the big sleep — el sueño eterno
- not to lose any sleep over sb/sth — no perder el sueño / no preocuparse por algn/algo
- he's not worth losing any sleep over — no vale la pena perder el sueño por él
- to sleep the sleep of the just — dormir el sueño de los justos
- And each morning my peaceful sleep was interrupted by the most irritating and annoying ringing sound imaginable.
- The authors conclude that controlled crying reduced infant sleep disorders and benefited depressed mothers.
- Among these last six patients, four were obese and had obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
- As they get older they may need only nine or ten hours of sleep at night, but it varies just as it does for adults.
- It was associated with excessive sleepiness in those averaging less than 7 hours of sleep per night.
- Adequate, restful sleep is important to everyone, regardless of age.
- He rolled over completely, pressed his face into the soft pillow, and allowed the stillness of sleep to take over.
- Older children and young adults through their 30s need seven to nine hours of sleep each night.
- The number of hours of sleep per night and any symptoms are recorded in the nursing notes.
- People differ in their need for sleep, and everyone has the occasional night of disturbed sleep.
- Is there anything else that might allow me at least three hours of continuous sleep at night?
- The apnea index is the number of apneic events occurring each hour averaged over all hours of sleep and for all body positions.
- I fell into a fitful, restless sleep, one that was preoccupied with thoughts of him.
- She fell into a fitful, dreamless sleep.
- Based on the results of this study, seven hours of sleep per night seems optimal for longer life.
- All she remembered was pulling the covers over herself and dropping off into an exhausted yet restless sleep.
- Together we drift off into a much needed sleep, both comfortable and content.
- The average American gets between six and seven hours of sleep a night during the week.
- I got very little sleep for several days and put in a lot of hard labor.
- Sure, they make it sound like a cool thing with the promise of an extra hour of sleep Saturday night.
- For most people a night or two of poor sleep, or even a night of no sleep, isn't that bad.
2(in eyes)lagañaslegañasto rub the sleep from one's eyes — quitarse / limpiarse las lagañas / legañas
- It was the same for several human villagers who exited shabby tents, rubbing sleep from their eyes.
- She rolled to face the door, rubbing sleep from her eyes with one loose fist.
- Lisa ruffled Charlie's hair as she wandered past, rubbing sleep from her eyes.
- He blinked, rubbing sleep from his eyes as he looked at each of us.
- Not as frightened but still concerned, you walk to the bathroom, rubbing sleep from your eyes.
- Immediately, the chief appeared at the palisades, rubbing sleep from his eyes, but still awake enough to raise the alarm.
- He wipes at his eye, rubbing sleep crumbs from his eyelashes and shrugs sleepily.
- Shay turned the corner rubbing the sleep from her slightly swollen eyes.
- I slowly put my head into my arms on my desk as sleep creeps into the corners of my eyes.
- Keelah finally gave up, and went along with her friends, rubbing sleep from her weary eyes.
- I rubbed the sleep from my eyes, sat up, and looked around.
- Diego rose from that bed of his, rubbing the sleep from his eyes.
1dormirto sleep well/badly — dormir bien/mal
- he was sleeping soundly when we left — dormía profundamente cuando nos fuimos
- she slept on despite the noise — siguió durmiendo a pesar del ruido
- to sleep late — dormir hasta tarde
- goodnight, sleep tight! — hasta mañana, que duermas bien / que descanses
- his bed had not been slept in — no había dormido en su cama
- New York, the city that never sleeps — Nueva York, la ciudad que nunca duerme
- to sleep like a log / a baby / a top — dormir como un tronco / como un lirón / como un bendito
1the hotel sleeps 200 guests — el hotel tiene 200 camas / puede alojar a 200 personas
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