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.