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catch a snooze

To sleep or take a nap, especially of a short duration. I prefer getting the bus to work in the morning rather than driving, because it gives me a chance to catch a snooze on the way.
See also: catch, snooze

you snooze, you lose

If you wait too long to do something, that opportunity might become unavailable. The phrase can be used as a warning for events to come, or to describe past things that one has already missed. Come on, we have to get to the bakery early, before all the donuts are sold out! You snooze, you lose! A: "Aw man, I can't believe I missed the chance to meet my favorite author." B: "Well, you snooze, you lose."
See also: lose

you snooze, you lose

AMERICAN, INFORMAL
People say you snooze, you lose to mean that if you do not pay attention, you will miss a good opportunity. Do your shopping now while there are good deals: remember, you snooze, you lose.
See also: lose

snooze

(snuz)
1. in. to sleep; to take a little nap. I snoozed a little bit before the party.
2. n. a little nap. Why not go up and take a little snooze?
3. n. something that is boring enough to put someone to sleep. The play was a snooze. I left before it was over.
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The Snooze feature is a new control for Facebook's news feed, which is an addition to the current Unfollow, Hide, Report and See First options.
The firm also noted that when the Snooze period is about to end, users will be duly notified of the same, so that the user can decide whether to end the snooze period or not.
When a user comes across a post on Facebook either from a group, or a person, that they don't want to see posts from anymore, it's easy to Snooze that person or group.
Following the launch, Teesside University Students' Union became the first in the North-east, and only the second in the UK, to offer a space for students to take a rest or even sleep briefly between lectures and seminars in its new Snooze Room.
Whatever you do, try your best not to snore while idling though, because you know the old saying: You snooze, you lose.
You decide how much a snooze is worth and when they've added up to PS1 you have the choice to donate that amount or reset to zero.
One in ten is so reluctant to get up they snooze up to five times, with 14 per cent snoozing repeatedly until the very last moment.
John Hickenlooper's chief of staff chose the original Snooze in Denver's Ballpark neighborhood we figured that's just where she liked to plot strategy over a cup of soup.
For example, imagine you decide to hit the snooze button one morning to give yourself a few more minutes in bed, but this plan backfires when you rush to your bus stop only to find your bus has already departed and you now have to wait 20 minutes for the next bus.
Simon, 51, says: "I always hit the snooze button three times.
Don't hit snooze: Although most of us love to hit the snooze button, it is the enemy of good sleep.
Activate the snooze function by pushing down on his little bald green noggin for a few extra minutes of practising your mind control techniques while the bath runs.
A few minutes later the alarm sounds, and you hit the snooze again.
The Snoozester Sleepyhead Index ranks areas within the United States based on how likely their residents are to hit the snooze button.