lie-in


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Noun1.lie-in - a long stay in bed in the morning
repose, rest, ease, relaxation - freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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lie-in

[ˌlaɪˈɪn] N to have a lie-inquedarse en la cama hasta tarde

lie-in

n (Brit inf) to have a lie-in(sich) ausschlafen

lie-in

[ˈlaɪˌɪn] n to have a lie-in (Brit) (fam) → rimanere a letto (al mattino)

lie-in

الرُقَاْدُ فِي الْسَرِيرِ lenošení sove længe Ausschlafen χουζούρεμα quedarse en cama aamulla pitkään nukkuminen grasse matinée izležavanje restare a letto 朝寝坊 늦잠 uitslapen ligge lenge poranne dłuższe leżenie w łóżku permanência até tarde na cama лежание в постели sovmorgon การนอนตื่นสายในตอนเช้า sabahleyin geç vakte kadar yatmak sự ngủ nướng 懒觉
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So next time your other half asks if it's his turn to have a lie-in, refer him to Prof Horne's sensible sleep advice - and grab a guiltfree extra half-hour in bed.
In fact, the last Sunday morning lie-in I can remember was in Cardiff last April, when I rather selfishly sneaked away from my week-old daughter for 48 hours of football action at the Millennium Stadium.
Don't kid yourself that a lie-in at the weekend can make up for going without sleep in the week.
But I was surprised when it added that a weekend lie-in doesn't counter the ill-effects of lack of sleep during the week.
I like a lie-in on Saturdays and so, normally, do the Offspring.
I rarely have a lie-in and I think part of that is getting older.
However, experts claim that not only does an occasional lie-in not make up for a lack of sleep, but hitting the 'snooze' button could be making things worse, and we'd be far better off waking up at the same time every day.
However, experts claim that not only does an occasional lie-in not make up for a lack of sleep, but hitting the snooze button could be making things worse, and we'd be far better off waking up at the same time every day.
That, of course, led to a lie-in, which I also enjoyed immensely, before bounding down the stairs to spot a note on the kitchen table.
Dairy farmers could be in for some lie-ins if plans to develop a cow-milking robot get mooo-ving.
EARLY mornings have been scientifically proven to be a shock to the system and lie-ins officially reduce stress.