American Idioms and Expressions

Catch Forty Winks Idiom

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catch forty winks
What does catch forty winks mean?
to get some sleepI was very tired so I stopped my car in order to catch forty winks.
catch forty winks
What does catch forty winks mean?
to take a nap, to get some sleepI drove all night until I was very tired so I decided to stop and catch forty winks.
catch forty winks
What does catch forty winks mean?
to get some sleep I was very tired so I decided to catch forty winks.

catch forty winks
What does catch forty winks mean?
to take a nap, to get some sleep I drove all night until I was very tired so I stopped to catch forty winks.


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