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bed down

phrasal verb with bed uk   us   /bed/ verb [T] (-dd-) old-fashioned

(SLEEP)

to lie down somewhere, usually somewhere different from where you usually sleep, in order to go to sleep: I bedded down on the couch for the night.

(WORK WELL)

If a new process or organization beds down, it starts to operate well because it has existed for long enough: It did not take the procedure long to bed down.
Translations of “bed down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 睡覺, 換個地方睡覺…
in Chinese (Simplified) 睡觉, 换个地方睡觉…
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