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get some shuteye

To get some amount of sleep. Hey, it's late. We should probably try to get some shuteye so we're not exhausted tomorrow. A: "Where's Sara?" B: "Getting some shuteye. I'm not supposed to wake her up for another half hour."
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get some shut-eye

tv. to get some sleep. We all could use some shut-eye.
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Pictures like these of troops in good spirits were used to raise mo ra le at home HATS OFF TO YOU: A Scots officer chats to a Charlie Chaplin impersonator , who was probably part of a show to cheer up troops LUCKY TO BE ALIVE: A soldier shows where a bullet or piece of shrapnel smashed through his helmet and injured his head GETTING SOME SHUTEYE: Scots soldiers rest by the Ypres to Menin road on their way to battle, top.