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 ⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'to fall asleep' from English to Norwegian
VERB   to fall asleep | fell asleep | fallen asleep
falling asleep | falls asleep
SYNO to dope off | to doze off | to drift off | ...
å sovneto fall asleep
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Translation for 'to fall asleep' from English to Norwegian

to fall asleep
å sovne
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Usage Examples English
  • He dismissed his defence team two days later, subsequently appearing to fall asleep when given the chance to cross-examine a prosecution witness.
  • The term "cat nap" for a short rest refers to the cat's tendency to fall asleep (lightly) for a brief period.
  • She required two sedatives over the course of a day and three sleeping pills to fall asleep.
  • The majority of Cajun festivals include a "fais do-do" ("go to sleep" in French, originating from encouraging children to fall asleep in the rafters of the dance hall as the parents danced late into the night) or street dance, usually to a live local band.
  • It is also common for nurses to experience sleep disturbance which can result in losing sleep or not being able to fall asleep.
  • Because their perception of their sleep is incomplete, they incorrectly believe it takes them an abnormally long time to fall asleep, and they underestimate how long they stay asleep.
  • The barbiturates were released into the person first, and as soon as the person began to fall asleep, the amphetamines were released.
  • At one point midway through the first day of play, Ungar began to fall asleep at his table and told Mike Sexton (who was also playing) he didn't think he could make it.
  • It allows her to alter the victim's perceptions and memories, will people to fall asleep or divulge information, and operate their bodies as if they were an extension of her own.
  • They also took about two hours to fall asleep.
  • Chronic low back pain is associated with sleep problems, including a greater amount of time needed to fall asleep, disturbances during sleep, a shorter duration of sleep, and less satisfaction with sleep.
  • (time taken to fall asleep) is significantly lower in the PI conditions, with SOL change amongst PI participants being strongly associated with sleep effort change.
  • He was known for driving a car while blindfolded, hypnotizing people to fall asleep in department store windows, making great escapes from boxes and doing mind reading on city streets.
  • The subject is told to go to sleep and is awakened after determining the amount of time it took to fall asleep.
  • Robert Christgau has suggested that the album's "hypnotic melodies" made it "an admirable record to fall asleep to".
  • Narcolepsy is a condition of extreme tendencies to fall asleep whenever and wherever.
  • Medical research suggests the gentle rocking motion of the hammock allows users to fall asleep faster and sleep more deeply compared to a traditional, stationary mattress.
  • Antoninus Liberalis again portrays Byblis as overcome with unanswered love for her brother; after Caunus leaves, she rejects the proposals of numerous suitors and attempts to commit suicide by jumping off a cliff, but is saved by hamadryads, who cause her to fall asleep and transform her into a fellow nymph.
  • Examples included: yelling at and insulting financial experts who talked to them; throwing spit balls at one another and at lecturers; calling phone sex lines and then broadcasting them over the company's intercom; gambling on behavioral traits (such as how long it took certain trainees to fall asleep during lectures); and the trainees' incredible lust for money and contempt for any position that did not earn much.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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