not get a wink of sleep

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not get a wink of sleep

To not get any sleep. Our newborn son is rather colicky, so my wife and I haven't gotten a wink of sleep the last few nights.
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I was so shocked and p***d off by what had happened and I just couldn't think straight so I didn't get a wink of sleep going into my biggest race of the year.
SHUNSUKE NAKAMURA didn't get a wink of sleep after Celtic's draw with ACMilan - because he failed to score two free-kicks.
It turned out that the England team were staying in the same hotel as us that night - the Royal Garden Hotel in London - so, of course, we didn't get a wink of sleep with the noise of the crowds outside.
I've got a cough, my head is all stuffed up and I didn't get a wink of sleep last night.
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