drift off


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Verb1.drift off - change from a waking to a sleeping statedrift off - change from a waking to a sleeping state; "he always falls asleep during lectures"
zonk out - fall asleep fast, as when one is extremely tired; "after the long drive, we zonked out and slept for 10 hours"
Translations

w>drift off

vi to drift off (to sleep)einschlafen; (= doze)eindämmern
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Critics say the herbicide was approved by federal officials without enough data, particularly on the question of whether it could drift off target.
Adrien Rabiot 8 Ability to drift off his marker to dictate play was a joy to behold.
Whether you're looking for a sumptuous sofa to relax and unwind, a divine dining set for enjoying family feasts or a blissful bed to help you drift off at night, you'll discover the perfect piece for every room at Leekes.
One theme park in Nagasaki Prefecture offers hotel rooms that will let guests literally drift off to sleep and comfort.
One in 10 adults hug a blanket to drift off, the same number suck their thumb at bedtime, while 23 per cent read before nodding off, Holland & Barrett research found.
Four ways to get your best night's sleep: Apparently 30% of the UK suffers from insomnia, so we've got expert tips to help you drift off.
But this is how men manage to drift off, even when you'd think it was impossible.
THE Bach Rescue Night range is formulated, using five of the Bach Original Flower Essences, to help you drift off more easily.
Sometimes you can just drift off a little bit and start thinking how amazing it would be if I did achieve my ultimate dream.
Readers not only learn where the animals sleep but also how they drift off to sleep.
TIME TO DREAM Night-time's arrived, as you drift off to sleep Dreaming your dreams amid perfect peace Dreams that you've dreamed a few times before Recapturing the scene, just a little bit more Places you've seen, so vivid, so real Only returning in the midst of your dream So very strange to go back once again To the land of Nod where the dream stays the same Convinced that you've been there, you just can't believe That the next time you go there will be well in your dreams.
Turn on soothing music before you drift off to sleep.