go to bed with (one)

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go to bed with (one)

euphemism To have sex with one. No, I'm not going to bed with my date tonight—I only just met him!
See also: bed, go
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go to bed with

1. Engage in sex with; see go all the way, def. 2.
2. go to bed with the chickens. Retire very early, as in She made the children go to bed with the chickens. The chickens here alludes to the fact that domestic fowl generally go to sleep at sundown.
3. Also, get in or into bed with . Form a close association with, as in There's always the danger that the inspectors will get in bed with the industries they're supposed to be inspecting . This usage simply extends the sexual relationship of def. 1 to broader use.
4. go to bed. Start printing a newspaper or other publication. The allusion here is that the morning newspaper is usually printed sometime during the night before. For example, It's too late for your story; the paper went to bed half an hour ago. [Mid-1800s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

go to ˈbed with somebody

(informal) have sex with somebody: He asked her to go to bed with him.
See also: bed, go, somebody
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go to bed with

To have sexual relations with.
See also: bed, go
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Never also has quotes we can all agree on like "Never go to bed with someone who has no books" from John Waters and quotes that makes you think like "Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you" from John Adams.
"I wish that, instead of thinking 'God, I'm lonely' or 'I'd like to go to bed with someone' at times, I could have been more old-fashioned and not slept with someone unless I was 100 per cent sure.
Men are gay and women are lesbian because nature makes them that way, not because teacher told them to go to bed with someone of the same sex.
I don't know how she can go to bed with someone old enough to be her grandfather.
"After a while we started a conversation about how we both wanted to go to bed with someone because it had been ages since we had made love.
No-one wants to go to bed with someone who doesn't care about personal hygiene.