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fall asleep

This page is about the collocation fall asleep

collocation pattern: verb + adjective

Meaning

to go to sleep

For example

  • If grandma falls asleep in her chair again, carry her to bed.

  • The driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a tree.

Quick Quiz

I had trouble falling asleep because

a. I'd been drinking coffee

b. I'd taken a sleeping pill

c. I was driving my car

Contributor: Matt Errey