fall asleep

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fall asleep (third-person singular simple present falls asleep, present participle falling asleep, simple past fell asleep, past participle fallen asleep)

  1. To pass from a state of wakefulness into sleep.
  2. To be affected by paresthesia.
    My left leg has fallen asleep!
  3. (poetic, euphemistic) To die (often seen on gravestones)
    John Doe, fell asleep 1 January 2001.

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Last modified on 9 March 2014, at 18:42