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    What do you call the sound one makes while dreaming? It seems that he is somewhat troubled in his dream....

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    Re: sound

    Usually you just say "You were talking in your sleep."

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    Re: sound

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Usually you just say "You were talking in your sleep."
    No, not sleep talking but just some noise, distinct noises you make as you were troubled by some nightmare or something....

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    Re: sound

    Oh, I see.
    You were moaning/crying out in your sleep.

    (When the dog did that, we used to joke that she was chasing rabbits.)

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    Talking Re: sound

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Oh, I see.
    You were moaning/crying out in your sleep.

    (When the dog did that, we used to joke that she was chasing rabbits.)
    Yes, that's it. My student asked for that word and I was unable to answer. I reasoned to have it on the tip of my tongue and decided to tell him tomorrow, thanks!

    But, why chasing rabbits?

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    Re: sound

    Her legs would twitch, she's sound so excited - we imagined that she was dreaming she was chasing a rabbit. In real life, she never had a chance of catching one - but who knows what happens in her dreams?
    Last edited by Barb_D; 25-Jul-2007 at 05:46.

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    Re: sound

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Her legs would twitch, she's sound so excited - we imagined that she was dreaming she was chasing a rabbit. In real life, she never had a chance of catching one - but how knows what happens in her dreams?
    But what if it's a person doing that, do you have some kind of joke for it?

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