sleep with

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This page is about the phrasal verb sleep with.

Meaning: to have sex with someone

Synonym: make love with, have sex with

For example:

  • sleep with sb Henry was shocked when he found out that his wife was sleeping with their gardener.

  • sleep with sb Do you think he's ever slept with anyone, or do you think he's still a virgin?

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

Quick Quiz:

Peter was a good and faithful husband. Since his marriage, he'd only slept with

a. other women

b. his wife

c. other wives

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