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"
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w>drift off

vi to drift off (to sleep)einschlafen; (= doze)eindämmern
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Exhausted Both night and day I struggle to sleep And yes I know well how slow the time does creep Any time of day I can just drift off for a minute or two These small naps are now a big issue It's only in the last year or two That I have struggled to sleep the whole night through Most of the time I feel totally washed out Sleep I need I cannot go without I am totally exhausted and I don't look or feel right I pray I get some sleep tonight Newcastle Brown usually does the trick Tonight I'm having at least five or six GEORGE MCLANDERS
Creating a relaxing retreat will help you to feel calm and collected to promote a natural drift off. Be inspired by the summer blooms with the Ted Baker Painted Posie bedding set.
PZIZZ (pzizz.com) THIS clever app creates personalised soundscapes to help you relax and drift off to sleep peacefully - think of it as the sleep DJ you never knew you needed.
Critics say the herbicide was approved by federal officials without enough data, particularly on the question of whether it could drift off target.
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...
Having a night light can help |kids drift off into peaceful sleep
But this is how men manage to drift off, even when you'd think it was impossible.
Eden Hazard does not stick to the flank and likely right-sided starter Ramires is not a typical winger, while if Oscar gets the nod he is another who will drift off the line in search of the ball.
However, the 26-year-old admits she has to be careful not to "drift off" and let dreams of heptathlon glory in London distract from the task at hand.