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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

snoozefest

1. Some event or situation in which people spend a lot of time sleeping. My son is having some friends over for the night. They're always really rowdy until the early hours, but then it's usually a snoozefest the whole next day.
2. Some event or situation that causes one to fall asleep because it is so boring or unstimulating. This director's work is usually really interesting, but I found his latest film to be a total snoozefest.

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 best way is to avoid sleep inertia is to ensure you get complete rest (sleep cycle) and never hit the snooze button as you wake up.
And so, if you're hitting the snooze button, then you're disrupting that REM sleep or dream sleep.
Mehra says the best way to de-condition ourselves from hitting snooze every morning is to make sleep a priority.
So you reach out from the duvet and hit snooze. Again and again.
If you are like many Chicago-area residents, you most likely didn't, choosing to forgo what some experts call "the most important meal of the day" in favor of hitting the snooze button an extra time or two.
Besides, you don't gain much by giving yourself that extra snooze sesh-and crashing foreven a couple extra minutes may actually make you feel worse.
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It is basically a more focused version of the (https://www.facebook.com/help/538433456491590?helpref=faq_content) snooze feature Facebook already has for pages, groups, and individual people.
Snooze an email - You tag an email with a time stamp and it disappears from your inbox and reappears at the time you've chosen.
Facebook has rolled out a new Snooze feature for its users, which temporarily allows them to mute/unfollow a person, group or page.
It's just a little snooze - everyone needs a snooze."
In "Snooze: The Lost Art of Sleep", McGirr delves into the mysterious world of sleep, including its many benefits, its stubborn elusiveness, and exactly what our brains really get up to while we're in bed.
STUDENTS have given the thumbs up to getting their heads down in Teesside University's new Snooze Room.
can't remember how many times somebody said to me 'You snooze, you lose' over the years.