doze off

This page is about the phrasal verb doze off.

Meaning: If you doze off, you fall asleep without meaning to.

Synonym: nod off, fall asleep

For example:

  • doze off Mario dozed off during our English class and started to snore. It was really funny!

  • doze off If a movie is boring, it doesn't take long before I start to doze off.

Quick Quiz:

It's extremely dangerous to doze off while you are

a. watching TV

b. driving a car

c. learning English

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