One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a sandy bank looked a good place for a snooze’
sleep, nap, doze, rest, siesta, drowse, catnap
forty winks, a bit of shut-eye
British kip, zizz
1‘her eyes finally stayed closed as she gently snoozed’
sleep, be asleep, doze, rest, take a siesta, nap, take a nap, catnap, drowse
sleep like a log, sleep like a top
snatch forty winks, get some shut-eye, be in the land of Nod
British kip, have a kip, get one's head down, zizz, get some zizz, doss, doss down
North American catch some Zs
literary be in the arms of Morpheus, slumber
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