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English definition of “be out for the count”

be out for the count

to be sleeping, especially heavily: It looks like Ben's out for the count.Sleep and sleeping
(Definition of be out for the count from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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