drift off to sleep

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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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