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sleep in

to oversleep; to sleep late in the morning. If you sleep in again, you'll get fired. I really felt like sleeping in this morning.
See also: sleep

sleep in

1. Sleep at one's place of employment, as in They have a butler and maid who both sleep in. [First half of 1800s]
2. Sleep late, either accidentally or deliberately. For example, I slept in and missed my usual train, or On weekends we like to sleep in. [Late 1800s]
See also: sleep

sleep in

v.
1. To oversleep: I missed the morning train because I slept in.
2. To sleep late on purpose: After this week's work, I will sleep in on Saturday.
3. To sleep at one's place of employment: Their nanny sleeps in so she can take care of the children at night.
See also: sleep
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He has a little desperate look in his eyes like he hasn't had any sleep in a couple of days.
uk stating your fixed rate for day/night support, And a fixed rate for sleep ins (dependent on the services you will be delivering) along with contact details, Name of organisation, Registered address, Email address and telephone number.
After enjoying the sleep ins and the bathroom, Parry and Evans left with a haul of goods including PlayStations and an Apple MacBook.