Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) fall asleep gradually
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drift off to sleep
This phrasal verb means to gradually go to sleep. "When I travel by train I always drift off for a while.", "When I listen to meditation tracks I find it easier to drift off to sleep at night." Similar in meaning to 'nod off' and 'rest your eyes'.
Social Examples (Basic)
The baby drifted off soon after being fed.
The driver pulled in for a coffeewhen he felt himself drifting off.
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