sack out(redirected from in the sack)
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To go to bed or to fall asleep. I'd been getting up so early all week long that I was ready to sack out by 11 on Friday night. Jonathan sacked out in the passenger seat, so I had to drive nearly the whole way in total silence.
to go to bed or go to sleep. It's time for me to sack out. Let's sack out early tonight.
asleep. Mary is sacked out in her room. Here it is ten o'clock, and you are still sacked out!
Go to sleep, go to bed, as in We sacked out about midnight. This slangy idiom is a verbal use of the noun sack, slang for "bed" since about 1940; it alludes to a sleeping bag and appears in such similar phrases as in the sack, in bed, and sack time, bedtime.
To sleep or go to sleep: After a long day at work, I sacked out on the couch.
in. to go to bed or go to sleep. (see also sacked out.) It’s time for me to sack out.
mod. asleep. Here it is ten o’clock, and you are still sacked out!