some shut-eye


slang Sleep. (Usually qualified with words like "some," "a little," "a bit of," etc.) Hey, it's late. We should catch some shuteye so we're not exhausted tomorrow. Why don't you try to get a few hours of shuteye before we leave for the airport?
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*some shut-eye

some sleep. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; use ~; need ~.) I need to get home and get some shut-eye before I do anything else. We all could use some shut-eye.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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