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sleep on

  1. (idiomatic) To postpone (a decision) at least overnight, to avoid making a hasty choice.
    I like the idea, but let me sleep on it before we go ahead.
    There's no chance to sleep on the matter, you have to decide now.
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see sleep,‎ on.

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