English version

sleep something ↔ off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsleep something ↔ off phrasal verb informalSLEEPto sleep until you do not feel ill anymore, especially after drinking too much alcohol He went to his room to sleep it off. sleep→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
sleep offGo someplace and sleep it off.I know him, he's a mate, probably just had a few and he's sleeping it off.Night Cream a rich blend to restore moisture balance while you sleep.Placed on report, Wait was told to go below and sleep it off.So you needed to sleep it off.Steven Perez thought his mommy was just sleeping.You threw a blanket over your wife and let her sleep it off.The square was empty, except for a pair of winos sleeping it off under the statue.sleep it offGo someplace and sleep it off.I know him, he's a mate, probably just had a few and he's sleeping it off.Placed on report, Wait was told to go below and sleep it off.So you needed to sleep it off.You threw a blanket over your wife and let her sleep it off.If some local traveller wanted to sleep it off in the Rectory, who was she to say he should not.The square was empty, except for a pair of winos sleeping it off under the statue.
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Verb table
sleep
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysleep
he, she, itsleeps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyslept
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave slept
he, she, ithas slept
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad slept
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill sleep
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have slept
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sleeping
he, she, itis sleeping
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you, we, theyare sleeping
Past
I, he, she, itwas sleeping
you, we, theywere sleeping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sleeping
he, she, ithas been sleeping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sleeping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sleeping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sleeping
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