This week we are chatting about the wonderful world of … sleep. Find out whether your hosts Jennifer & Dan are getting enough sleep, whether or not they like to have a lie in and even what they dream about! This episode is packed full of useful idioms and expressions related to sleep and they are explained by Dan after the chat. So make sure you stay tuned until the end of the show. Enjoy!
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Vocabulary: (See the full list in our free episode guide!)
Running on empty / Running on fumes - to have exhausted all of one's resources
Sleep deprived - suffering from a lack of sleep
To tick along -
Beggars can’t be choosers -
Language Focus: Sleep Phrasal Verbs & Idioms (See the full list in our free episode guide!)
To sleep like a baby - to have great sleep
To sleep in - to sleep for longer than usual
To lie in -
To nap / a nap, To cat nap / a cat nap / 40 winks -
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