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"nod off" in British English

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nod off

informal
phrasal verb with nod uk   /nɒd/  us   /nɑːd/ verb [I or T] (-dd-)
to ​beginsleeping, ​especially not ​intentionally: After ​ourbusyday, we both ​sat and ​nodded off in ​front of the TV.
(Definition of nod off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nod off" in American English

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nod off

phrasal verb with nod  us   /nɑd/ verb (-dd-)
to ​begin to ​sleep, esp. while ​sitting up: I nodded off ​once or ​twice during the ​movie.
(Definition of nod off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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