drift off to sleep

drift off to sleep

To gradually fall sleep. I really do want to watch this movie with you, but I'm so tired that I keep drifting off to sleep.
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drift off to sleep

Fig. to fall asleep gradually. At last, he drifted off to sleep. During that boring lecture, I drifted off to sleep a number of times.
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Designed to help you drift off to sleep and stay there, these ergonomically crafted ear buds by Bose aren't about listening to music in bed as you'd expect from the name.
PZIZZ (pzizz.com) THIS clever app creates personalised soundscapes to help you relax and drift off to sleep peacefully - think of it as the sleep DJ you never knew you needed.
The device includes a 30, 60 or 90 minute timer with optional fade, allowing you to drift off to sleep naturally.
The litany of silly comparisons ends with just the right touch of finality and peace, the desire to drift off to sleep is irresistible.
In this retelling of a traditional Inuit legend, Sukaq loves to drift off to sleep listening to the story of how a giant raven created the world.
Paul B, via email Golden Moments (Pardon My French) EACH golden moment, we have spent Are memories to keep A starring part within my heart As I drift off to sleep Time well spent you're heaven sent Together one more time I dream in leisure at the pleasure Of knowing you're all mine At times like this, of tender bliss A feeling so sublime My heart jumps as it pumps My blood rate a faster time You inspire my desire To want you all the more It's surreal, the way I feel Ma cher j'et adore A love for you, forever true Darling, je vous aime beaucoup by BD, via email
How often must you have wished to relax at home after a tiring day at work and gradually drift off to sleep? But of all the things you thought would soothe your mind, you might never have thought watching a movie was the answer.
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34 Led lights to illuminate your child's nursery or bedroom and help them drift off to sleep. Priced at PS24.95 from www.housingunits.co.uk
It also has a gentle hooting sound - which will help your little one calm down and drift off to sleep. Also available in pink.
Thereafter, it will automatically adjust to the proper setting, thereby making your reading more relaxing to your eyes any time of the day and helping you drift off to sleep more easily at night.
A nightmare moment | Comprised of interviews and hokey re-enactments, the film features eight people who report feelings of being frozen as they drift off to sleep, a sensation followed by visions of red-eyed monsters, saucer-eyed aliens and 'shadowmen'.
The next time you are about to drift off to sleep, maybe you shouldn't feel content enough, for being whisked off to Master Masti's circus tent might just be the adventurous vacation you need.