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sound asleep

Sleeping deeply. You must have been sound asleep if you didn't hear me knock over the coat rack when I came home last night!
See also: asleep, sound

sound asleep

completely asleep; in a deep sleep. I was sound asleep when the fire broke out.
See also: asleep, sound
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On going to Frederic Larsan's room, I had found Larsan sound asleep.
A loud nasal breath announced that he no longer considered appearances, that he was sound asleep.
Now, by the Friday evening the actual festivities were at an end, and, for the first time that week, I must have been sound asleep since midnight, when all at once I found myself sitting up breathless.
She has not taken a drop, but every one else there is literally burning alcohol, as the lamps are burning oil; some of the men who are sound asleep in their chairs or on the floor are reeking of it so that you cannot go near them.
THEY say the West's awake but when it comes to feeling the benefits of the so-called upturn, it's sound asleep.
According to police source, Sada Hussain son of Walayat Hussain was sound asleep in his house when an unidentified accused shot and killed him on-the-spot.
Summary: Over $70,000 was raised Friday hours after a photo of an exhausted Palestinian refugee from Syria selling pens on the street of Beirut with his daughter sound asleep on his shoulder went viral.
Judge Morgantold Furse: "She was drunk and sound asleep and she was a vulnerable victim.
One fifth of these mornings they left before sunrise and the rest of the forest seemed sound asleep," Janmaat added.
So the little boy goes to his parents' room and finds his mother sound asleep.
When she finally got back into bed, she fell sound asleep, knowing that God heard her prayer.
Indoors Sit d Sound Asleep speaker blanket, Argos, Was PS15.
A CIVIL engineer was sound asleep as police chased a 17-year-old who was driving his car, Cardiff Crown Court heard.
Dr Chris Idzikowski, director of the Edinburgh Sleep Centre and author of Sound Asleep , said that the body releases heat through hands, face and feet around the time of sleep, and continues to cool till around 4 am.