go to bed

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go to bed

To get into one's bed and sleep, ideally for eight hours. (Although one can nap in one's bed, the phrase "go to bed" is generally reserved for a longer period of sleep at the end of the day.) OK, I'm going to bed—good night, guys. Well, I'm not surprised you slept past noon if you went to bed at four in the morning! Mary usually tries to go to bed by 10 PM.
See also: bed, go

go to bed

(with someone) Go to go all the way (with someone).
See also: bed, go

go to bed

to go to where one's bed is, get into it, and go to sleep. It's time for me to go to bed. I want to go to bed, but there is too much work to do.
See also: bed, go
References in classic literature ?
So I used to come out at night after they'd gone to bed, and feel about in the dark for bits of biscuit, or sangwitches that you'd left in the office, or even pieces of orange peel to put into cold water and make believe it was wine.
Well, sometimes I used to come out after they'd gone to bed, and sometimes before, you know; and one or two nights before there was all that precious noise in the office--when the young man was took, I mean--I come upstairs while Mr Brass and Miss Sally was a-sittin' at the office fire; and I tell you the truth, that I come to listen again, about the key of the safe.'
He had gone to bed perfectly well, she said, and nothing had ailed him all day.
In bed with Piers We were shocked when we heard Susanna Reid has been telling people she has "gone to bed" with her TV husband Piers Morgan from Good Morning Britain.
Then, by the time I've got back and given them their supper, the chickens have gone to bed and can be shut in for the night.
Richard Dunne has gone to bed, John O'Shea has gone to bed, you must go to bed.
There were a lot of remains of paper after the blaze and we think she has possibly dropped a cigarette in the paper and gone to bed and woke up to discover the fire and tried to put it out."
We could have been dealing with a fatality, even a double fatality, if he had not gone to bed so late."
She said she had gone to bed the previous night after bringing Sarah Anne home from hospital with what she believed to have been "a liver complaint".
"It was a big shock - my boyfriend was next door and I had gone to bed with him."
"Gone to bed! Nothing good ever happens between the hours of 4 and 7 in the morning," he laughs.
The children go to bed at about 8.30pm and so we'll do a couple of hours' work after the children have gone to bed. It sounds mad, but it means when the weekend comes, Friday night to Sunday is totally 100% family time.