sleep with (one)

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sleep with (one)

euphemism To have sexual intercourse with one. Are you sure you're ready to sleep with her? You've only been going out for a couple weeks. I don't plan on sleeping with anyone until I'm married.
See also: sleep

sleep with someone

 
1. to share a bed with someone. Do I have to sleep with my little brother? Many little boys have to sleep with their brothers.
2. Euph. to copulate with someone. oI hear Sam's sleeping with Sally now. Whom did you say he slept with?
See also: sleep

sleep with

Be sexually intimate with, as in The playwright had made several attempts to sleep with the maid. The related phrase sleep together means "have sexual relations," as in We wondered if they were sleeping together but didn't dare to ask them. The verb sleep has been associated with sex since the 10th century. Sleep with dates from the 1300s sleep together was first recorded a century later.
See also: sleep

sleep with

v.
1. To be with something or someone while sleeping: Small children often like to sleep with a stuffed animal.
2. To have sexual relations with someone: My doctor asked me whether I'd ever slept with anyone.
See also: sleep
References in classic literature ?
It was uncomfortable, sleeping on wet straw, and two drunken Negroes came and slept with us.
Those travellers who think that a Tahitian prays only when the eyes of the missionary are fixed on him, should have slept with us that night on the mountain-side.
Hank had at least three walks a day, he was played with every day, he slept with us and he trusted us to look after him and we are both distraught that anyone could do this to our pet, our family member.
He once saved us from a bear and has slept with us in our beds since he's been with us, except in the summer-we don't like wood ticks
The dog, Maggie, slept with us but Kim got up early and took her out for a walk.
It appears that even the Bard himself may have paid a ghostly visit since, the morning after, the following note of thanks appeared in mailboxes of those who took part: "This story shall the good folk tell their friends; And Basil Basil's shall ne'er go by, From this day 'til the end of Brum, But you in it shall be remembered - You few, you happy few, you band of sleepers; For you tonight that lost your sleep with me This day shall be my friends; And gentlefolk in Brum now still a-bed Shall think themselves accurs'd they were not there, And hold their man hoods cheap whiles any of you speaks That slept with us upon Saint Basils night.
Even though I always returned Morgan to his basket once he was full and he never slept with us all night, Gav constantly dreamt then he was going to roll over on to him and squash him.
In the end he slept with us - or rather he slept and we worried.