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bed down

phrasal verb with bed uk   us   /bed/ verb [T] (-dd-)
  • (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.
(Definition of bed down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bed down

phrasal verb with bed verb
to ​sleepsomewheretemporarily, or to get into bed to ​sleep: After the ​earthquake, more than 150 ​families bedded down in the ​lobby of City Hall.
(Definition of bed down from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bed down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 睡觉, 换个地方睡觉…
in Chinese (Traditional) 睡覺, 換個地方睡覺…
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