sleep together

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This page is about the phrasal verb sleep together.

Meaning: to have sex together

Synonym: make love, have sex

For example:

  • sleep together Ben and Lydia are spending a lot of time together. Do you think they're sleeping together?

  • sleep together My wife remembers the first time we slept together, but I don't. She says I'd been drinking, which might explain it.

Note: Often used as a euphemism, meaning it's often used instead of a more direct expression, such as "have sex".

Quick Quiz:

In many cultures, a man and a woman who sleep together should be

a. married

b. best friends

c. close relatives

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