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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Sukaq loves to drift off to sleep listening to his mother tell him stories, especially the tale of how a 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
Perhaps you've heard your name called only to realise there's no one there, or heard a whisper as you drift off to sleep.
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As they drift off to sleep after a long day, their imaginations continue to soar high above the clouds with the dragonflies.
Create a calm and relaxing environment in your bedroom to help you drift off to sleep with our extensive range of beds and bedroom furniture.
Flying to Marbella was faster For three whole days I did nothing more than talk, talk, talk, eat, drink, eat salad, drink to counter the salad, sneak in some chips, pretend I didn't eat ice cream after I jumped in their plunge pool, eat, drink a bit more, have a nap, let the kids stay on their phones, talk, drink, drift off to sleep, put suntan lotion on, drink, drink, eat and eat.
34 Led lights to illuminate your child's nursery or bedroom and help them drift off to sleep.
It also has a gentle hooting sound - which will help your little one calm down and drift off to sleep.
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'.
Comprised of interviews and 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 monsters and aliens.
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.
Children can no longer drift off to sleep early evening, walkers and joggers no longer enjoy exercising around the marina and foodies are disappearing from the restaurants as the sound of revving engines dominates the surrounds.
The idea of the Dream Jar is that children who wake with bad dreams or worry about monsters under the bed can draw their favourite or most magical dreams and each night pop one under their pillow to help them drift off to sleep thinking of lovely things.