sleep a wink


sleep a wink
(not) sleep a wink to not sleep at all.

I was so excited last night - I didn't sleep a wink.

I didn't get a wink of sleep on the plane.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • sleep a wink — informal : to sleep for even a very brief time used in negative statements I didn t/couldn t sleep a wink [=didn t/couldn t sleep at all] last night. • • • Main Entry: ↑sleep …   Useful english dictionary

  • sleep a wink — {v. phr.} To get a moment s sleep; enjoy a bit of sleep. Used in negative and conditional statements and in questions. * /I didn t sleep a wink all night./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sleep a wink — {v. phr.} To get a moment s sleep; enjoy a bit of sleep. Used in negative and conditional statements and in questions. * /I didn t sleep a wink all night./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sleep\ a\ wink — v. phr. To get a moment s sleep; enjoy a bit of sleep. Used in negative and conditional statements and in questions. I didn t sleep a wink all night …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sleep a wink — get a moment s sleep I didn t sleep a wink last night …   Idioms and examples

  • not sleep a wink — phrase to not sleep at all Thesaurus: being awake and not sleepingsynonym Main entry: sleep * * * not sleep (or get) a wink (or not get a wink of sleep) not sleep at all * * * not get/have a ˈwink of sleep | not sleep a ˈwink …   Useful english dictionary

  • not sleep a wink — to not sleep at all. I was so excited about our trip that I didn t sleep a wink last night. Usage notes: sometimes used in the forms not get a wink of sleep or not have a wink of sleep: Poor Henry didn t get a wink of sleep on the plane …   New idioms dictionary

  • not sleep a wink — (not) sleep a wink to not sleep at all. I was so excited last night I didn t sleep a wink. I didn t get a wink of sleep on the plane …   New idioms dictionary

  • not sleep a wink — not get a wink of sleep or not sleep a wink to not sleep at all I didn t get a wink of sleep last night …   English dictionary

  • not sleep a wink — ► not sleep (or get) a wink (or not get a wink of sleep) not sleep at all. Main Entry: ↑wink …   English terms dictionary