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pull an all-nighter

To remain awake all night long, especially so as to study or to complete something. I was a bit of a procrastinator in college, so I tended to pull a lot of all-nighters. Jeff pulled an all-nighter on Thursday to get his report finished for work by the deadline today, so I don't think he'll be coming out with us tonight.
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But by early Saturday morning, after pulling an all-nighter, Phillip had been persuaded to jet to the popular beach resort of Pattaya in Thailand for an impromptu lads' holiday - taking just a Tesco carrier bag stuffed with T-shirts and boxer shorts.
The rapper, 30, stole only a few hours' sleep throughout the entire weekend after pulling an all-nighter at Grimmy's 30th birthday bash on Friday then propping up the V's backstage bar on Saturday and Sunday.
The pair showed up at the V Festival in Essex on Saturday after pulling an all-nighter for DJ Nick Grimshaw's raucous 30th bash.
Likewise, the Egyptian Embassy in London announced over 5,000 text messages were sent to Egyptian residents falsely informing them that the referendum had been postponed until the following week, necessitating embassy staff pulling an all-nighter to rectify the situation with counter-text messages.
There's probably nothing wrong with pulling an all-nighter once in a while for the love of work, but if lack of sleep becomes a routine, your productivity could be at stake.
7DAYS sports boys love pulling an all-nighter to watch the extravaganza and here we predict which side will be brilliant in the Big Easy.
They bounced around various strategies - pulling an all-nighter, taking a nap between "GameDay" and tailgating, or going to bed early Friday night to store up on the sleep they'll miss on Saturday.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Everyone, from high-school students to surgeons, has known that pulling an all-nighter results in cognitive impairments.
Setting the stage for yesterdays movie shoot in Worcester had many museum staffers pulling an all-nighter Sunday night.
a professor of sleep medicine at Harvard Medical School, has found that pulling an all-nighter or sleeping as little as four to five hours daily for a week produces the level of cognitive impairment experienced by a person who is legally drunk.
6 -- color) LOUNGE AND LEARN #2: The Split Futon can be used for studying in comfort, or as a place to crash after pulling an all-nighter.
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Here's something radical: How about pulling an all-nighter in front of the Blessed Sacrament?
Christine Solt, an associate with Boston's Choate, Hall & Stewart, on how she stays awake when pulling an all-nighter.
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