not sleep a wink

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not sleep a wink

To not get any sleep. Our newborn son is rather collicky, so my wife and I haven't slept a wink the last few nights.
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not sleep a wink

not to sleep at all. I couldn't sleep a wink last night. Ann hasn't been able to sleep a wink for a week.
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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.
See also: not, sleep, wink
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