Grammar Patterns

a N

The 'doze' group

These nouns indicate that someone sleeps, usually briefly.
Halebottom woke from a doze to find himself alone in a train compartment.
The old lady allowed herself to be taken upstairs for a lie-down before their guests arrived.
  • catnap
  • doze
  • kip
  • lie-down
  • nap
  • sleep
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