toss and turn

toss and turn
Be wakeful, restless and fidgety in bed
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Main Entry:toss

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toss and turn phrase
to be unable to sleep, or to sleep badly, especially because something is worrying you

I was tossing and turning all night.

Thesaurus: being awake and not sleepingsynonym
Main entry: toss

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toss and turn
: to move about and turn over in bed because you are unable to sleep

She was tossing and turning all night.

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Main Entry:toss

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • toss and turn — verb (of someone lying down, asleep or attempting to sleep) to be constantly moving, unable to lie still I didnt get a wink of sleep. I was tossing and turning all night long …   Wiktionary

  • toss and turn — to be unable to sleep because of worrying. Bernard was tossing and turning all night …   New idioms dictionary

  • toss and turn — to be unable to sleep, or to sleep badly, especially because something is worrying you I was tossing and turning all night …   English dictionary

  • toss — Synonyms and related words: agitate, agonize, be poised, billow, blind bargain, blunder, bob, bobble, bowl, break, bung, call, careen, career, cast, cast at, cast lots, catapult, chance at odds, change of pace, change up, chuck, chuck at, chunk,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • toss — 1 verb 1 THROW (T) to throw something, especially something light, with a quick gentle movement of your hand: toss sth into/down/out of etc: Toss that book over here, will you? | toss sth to sb: “Catch!” said Sandra, tossing her bag to him. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • toss — toss1 [tɔs US to:s] v [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) [T] to throw something, especially something light, with a quick gentle movement of your hand toss sth into/onto etc sth ▪ She crumpled the letter and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • toss — [[t]tɒ̱s, AM tɔ͟ːs[/t]] tosses, tossing, tossed 1) VERB If you toss something somewhere, you throw it there lightly, often in a rather careless way. [V n prep/adv] He screwed the paper into a ball and tossed it into the fire... [V n prep/adv] He… …   English dictionary

  • toss — I UK [tɒs] / US [tɔs] verb Word forms toss : present tense I/you/we/they toss he/she/it tosses present participle tossing past tense tossed past participle tossed ** 1) a) [transitive] to throw something somewhere gently or in a slightly careless …   English dictionary

  • toss — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 of the head PREPOSITION ▪ with a toss PHRASES ▪ a toss of your/the head ▪ ‘Of course not!’ she said with a toss of her head. 2 the toss …   Collocations dictionary

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