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    Sleep for good time?

    There are 2 simple questions

    1. a. I haven't slept for good time
    b. I haven't slept good time.
    c. I haven't slept well.

    Which sounds natural?

    2. Russell harnesses a wild sense of invention to bring us closer to ourselves.

    To bring us closer to ourvelves? what does that mean? It's not clear.

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    Re: Sleep for good time?

    Quote Originally Posted by vestcil View Post
    There are 2 simple questions

    1. a. I haven't slept for good time
    b. I haven't slept good time.
    c. I haven't slept well.

    Which sounds natural?

    2. Russell harnesses a wild sense of invention to bring us closer to ourselves.

    To bring us closer to ourvelves? what does that mean? It's not clear.
    It's not clear for me either. Context might help.
    b.

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    Re: Sleep for good time?

    "I didn't get enough sleep."

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    Re: Sleep for good time?

    I would say there's a difference between "I haven't slept well" and "I didn't get enough sleep". It's possible to sleep badly for many hours, but you could sleep very well for only 2 or 3 hours and say the latter.
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