lull to sleep

lull (one) to sleep

To cause one to become so relaxed that one drifts gently and peacefully to sleep. The professor's calm, melodic voice keeps lulling me to sleep. The only thing that can lull my baby to sleep is being in the car while the motor is running.
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lull (someone or an animal) to sleep

to quiet and comfort someone or an animal to sleep. The sound of the waves lulled me to sleep. The dog's heartbeat lulled her puppies to sleep.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Have someone you need to lull to sleep? Here are some tips.
The repetition in the story, Mother Mouse's gentle touch, and her voice and concern for her baby, as well as the comforting watercolors on each page will lull to sleep children from two to six years old, as they snuggle under the covers.
"When everyone starts to lull to sleep a bit, once you get a big hit it can come at any time and break us out," Headley said.