Dormir Expressions

Sleeping Spanish Expressions

Dormir - Spanish verb
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Dormir usually means "to sleep" and is used in a variety of Spanish expressions. Learn how to sleep through, sleep like a log, sleep it off, and more with this list of expressions with dormir.

Dormir translations

  • to sleep
  • to lie idle
  • to stay/spend the night

Dormir expressions

dormir al raso   to sleep out in the open
dormir a pierna suelta   to sleep like a log
dormir como un bendito   to sleep like a baby
dormir como un lirón   to sleep like a log
dormir como un santo   to sleep like a baby
dormir como un tronco   to sleep like a log
dormir con alguién   to sleep with someone
dormir de un tirón   to sleep through
dormir el sueno de justos   to sleep the sleep of the just
dormir en casa   to sleep at home
dormirla (informal)   to sleep it off
dormir la mona (informal)   to sleep off a hangover
dormir la siesta   to take a nap
     
ir a dormir temprano   to go to bed early
un saco de dormir   sleeping bag
ser de poco dormir   to not need much sleep
¡Todos a dormir!   Off to bed, everyone!
     
dormirse   to fall asleep
    to go to sleep
    to oversleep
dormirse (el pie / la mano) a alguién   to have one's (foot / hand) fall asleep
dormirse en/sobre los laureles   to rest on one's laurels

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