Phrasal Verbs for Sleep
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|My alarm clock goes off at 7am.||ring|
|I usually wake up at 7am.||stop sleeping|
|I get up at 7.30.||leave my bed|
|Sometimes I drop off at work.||go to sleep|
|Exercise can wear you out.||make you tired|
|You should lie down and rest.||rest on your back|
|You'll sleep in if you forget to set your alarm.||sleep longer than wanted|
|I like to lie in at the weekend.||stay in bed after waking up|
|Can I sleep over at your house?||sleep at a friend's house|
Some phrasal verbs can also be adjectives:
I feel really worn out. = tired
Other phrasal verbs can become nouns. For example, lie in means to stay in bed in the morning. The noun is a lie-in. And sleep over means to sleep at a friend's house - the noun (usually a kind of party) is a sleepover. Note: to oversleep means to sleep for longer than you planned.
I have a lie-in every Saturday.
I had a sleepover for my 12th birthday party.
I overslept this morning.
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Practice 1: Multiple Choice
Choose the best word to complete the following sentences.
Practice 2: Missing Words
Choose the best word to complete the sentences below from the examples you have studied.