sound asleep

sound asleep
in a deep sleep.

He knew she would be sound asleep after an exhausting day of work.


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  • Sound Asleep EP — Sound Asleep EP/Whisper EP Evanescence Дата выпуска август 1999 Записан 1998 1999 Жанр Gothic Rock Длительность 32:34 Лейбл Bigwig Enterprises …   Википедия

  • Sound Asleep — EP de Evanescence Publicación 1999 (EEUU) Género(s) Rock alternativo Metal alternativo Duración 34:10 Discográfica …   Wikipedia Español

  • sound asleep — adjective sleeping deeply lying fast asleep on the sofa it would be cruel to wake him; he s sound asleep • Syn: ↑fast asleep • Similar to: ↑asleep * * * sound asleep phrase sleeping very well …   Useful english dictionary

  • sound asleep — adjective Sleeping still and silently. When Frere had come down, an hour before, the prisoners were all snugly between their blankets. They were not so now; though, at the first clink of the bolts, they would be back again in their old positions …   Wiktionary

  • sound asleep — sleeping peacefully, dead to the world    When Tara went to check the baby, he was sound asleep …   English idioms

  • sound asleep — sleeping very well The children were all sound asleep by 8 o clock …   English dictionary

  • sound — 1. The primary meanings of the adjective, ‘in good condition’ and ‘competent or reliable’ have become weakened in informal British usage to produce a generalized sense ‘excellent’ or ‘okay’: • ‘Okay’, he said…‘Sound,’ said Jimmy Sr. Roddy Doyle,… …   Modern English usage

  • sound — sound1 [sound] n. [< ME soun (+ unhistoric d) < OFr son < L sonus < IE * swonos, a sound, noise < base * swen , to sound > OE swinsian, to sing, make music] 1. a) vibrations in air, water, etc. that stimulate the auditory nerves …   English World dictionary

  • sound — sound1 W1S1 [saund] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: son, from Latin sonus] 1.) [U and C] something that you hear, or what can be heard = ↑noise ▪ There were strange sounds coming from the next room. sound of ▪ She could hear the sound …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • asleep — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. sleeping; dozing, napping; quiescent, dormant; numb; dead (See death). See inactivity, inattention. Ant., awake, alert. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. sleeping, dreaming, inert, quiet, resting, snoring …   English dictionary for students

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