drowse off

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Verb1.drowse off - change from a waking to a sleeping statedrowse 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"

w>drowse off

vieindämmern, eindösen (inf)
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You can also set an alarm zone to warn you if another vessel intrudes closer than a given range into your area; a handy thing to have when you might be about to drowse off at 2 or 3 a.
soon he will drowse off, then he will wake, and all that time he will be trying to stay as close as he can to the night as it melts inexorably in the light.