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The usual time when someone goes to bed:‘it was well past her bedtime’‘a bedtime story’
- ‘Ten minutes a day, while drinking the bedtime cocoa, would be a jolly good start.’
- ‘The new additions to the gameplay and this new story keep me up till way past my bedtime.’
- ‘Very odd, I couldn't get to sleep at all - despite not going to bed til way past my bedtime.’
- ‘Go through the usual bedtime routine, say goodnight and leave the room.’
- ‘A bedtime routine helps your baby to know what to expect, and to settle down ready for sleep at night.’
- ‘My bedtime was at nine, even during the school holidays, and before that I had to take the dog out for his nightly walk.’
- ‘At bedtime Karl has more medicine before his mother takes him upstairs on a chairlift and puts him to bed.’
- ‘He would then insist on playing with his daughter until well past her bedtime.’
- ‘He got in late from a festival last night, hence my late bedtime - and has two days off, lucky.’
- ‘The toothpaste business does not recur, but the bedtime antics carry on as normal night after night.’
- ‘Until that moment she had thought it no more than a book of bedtime stories for children.’
- ‘Keep a regular bedtime hour, and make sure your bedroom is conducive to sleep.’
- ‘That said, I may well change my mind again tomorrow, but it's bedtime for now and my eyes hurt.’
- ‘Some parents let their children take turns staying up half an hour later than their usual bedtime.’
- ‘It has grown out of a family habit of telling stories and reading aloud at bedtime.’
- ‘Before bedtime I am phoned by Jeff, an Australian I sometimes meet after Sunday church.’
- ‘Try to establish a regular bedtime routine, going to bed and getting up at about the same time each day’
- ‘Try to create a bedtime routine, such as a warm bath and warm milky drink every night.’
- ‘The bedtime prayer, Kirtan Sohila is usually recited just before sleeping at night.’
- ‘At bedtime, I sneaked Ken away with me, and placed him on my bedside table for easy access.’
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