get sleep

This page is about the collocation get sleep

collocation pattern: verb + noun


to spend time asleep

For example

  • He's yawning, so I guess he didn't get enough sleep last night.

  • How much sleep have you been getting lately?

Almost always expanded with a determiner like "much", as in "Did you get much sleep?", or a possessive noun, as in "get a good night's sleep" and "get a moment's sleep"

Quick Quiz

Terry didn't get any sleep last night. He

a. got up really early

b. was awake all night

c. was having bad dreams

Contributor: Matt Errey