lie-down


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lie-down

n
informal Brit a brief rest lying down; a nap
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lie-down

noun rest, sleep, nap, doze, relaxation, slumber, kip (Brit. slang), snooze (informal), repose, idleness, siesta, forty winks (informal) She had gone upstairs for a lie-down
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lie-down

[ˌlaɪˈdaʊn] Ndescanso m
I must have a lie-downnecesito echarme un rato
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lie-down

n (inf)Schläfchen nt (inf), → Nickerchen nt (inf); to have a lie-downein Schläfchen or Nickerchen machen (inf)
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lie-down

[ˈlaɪˌdaʊn] n (Brit) (fam) → riposino
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TWO workmen raced to the rescue of a dead dog - only to discover the moody mutt was staging a lie-down protest.
Thermotherapy, where arms and legs are wrapped in heated pads, also cuts stress but it, too, is more expensive than a lie-down. After trials, carried out for the journal Depression and Anxiety, researcher Karen J Sherman said: "Treatment in a relaxing room is much less expensive than the other treatments.
He seems so confused now that perhaps he could do with a nice lie-down again.