Die Übersetzung von "sleep" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /sliːp/ (past tense, past participle slept /slept/)

to rest with the eyes closed and in a state of natural unconsciousness

Goodnight – sleep well!
I can’t sleep – my mind is too active.
sleeper noun

a person who sleeps

Nothing occurred to disturb the sleepers.

a berth or compartment for sleeping, on a railway train

I’d like to book a sleeper on the London train.
sleepless adjective

without sleep

sans sommeil
He spent a sleepless night worrying about the situation.
sleepy adjective

inclined to sleep; drowsy

I feel very sleepy after that long walk.

not (seeming to be) alert

endormi, somnolent
She always has a sleepy expression.

(of places etc) very quiet; lacking entertainment and excitement

endormi, somnolent
a sleepy town.
sleepily adverb

d’un air/ton endormi
sleepiness noun

sleeping bag noun

a kind of large warm bag for sleeping in, used by campers etc.

sac de couchage
sleeping-pill / sleeping-tablet nouns

a kind of pill that can be taken to make one sleep

She tried to commit suicide by swallowing an overdose of sleeping-pills.
sleepwalk verb

to walk about while asleep

faire du somnabulisme
She was sleepwalking again last night.
sleepwalker noun

put to sleep

to cause (a person or animal) to become unconscious by means of an anaesthetic; to anaesthetize

The doctor will give you an injection to put you to sleep.

to kill (an animal) painlessly, usually by the injection of a drug

(faire) piquer
As she was so old and ill my cat had to be put to sleep.
sleep like a log/top

to sleep very well and soundly.

dormir à poings fermés
sleep off

to recover from (something) by sleeping

faire passer qqch. (en dormant)
She’s in bed sleeping off the effects of the party.
sleep on

to put off making a decision about (something) overnight

attendre le lendemain pour prendre une décision
I’ll sleep on it and let you know tomorrow.

(Die Übersetzung von "sleep" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)