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    Sleep

    Hi guys,

    Can we say"we have to get up when we feel like sleeping most or very badly"?

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    #2

    Re: Sleep

    I suppose so, but what is the context? I would not say that your sentence is a general rule.

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    #3

    Re: Sleep

    I mean most of the people do not want to get up in the morning because they get very sweet sleep at that time.

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    #4

    Re: Sleep

    'We have to get up in the morning even when sleeping soundly.'
    Is it correct?

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    #5

    Re: Sleep

    That's a perfectly grammatical sentence but it doesn't give the same idea as the OP's original.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: Sleep

    "We have to get up when we would really very much like to keep sleeping."

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    #7

    Re: Sleep

    Annoyingly, we always have to get up just as we are sleeping most deeply/soundly.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: Sleep

    It is difficult to remember or memorize such a statement. Donít you have a short, simple one?

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    #9

    Re: Sleep

    We don't expect you to memorise whole sentences that we post here. The important part of that sentence is "sleeping most deeply/most soundly".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #10

    Re: Sleep

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    It is difficult to remember or memorize such a statement. Don’t you have a short, simple one?
    I don't think it's possible. The sentence is as long as it is because of the number of semantic elements in it, and the precise nuance the author wants.
    "We have to get up" - This can't be shortened much. "We must arise", I guess, but that's not natural.
    "when"
    "we would rather keep sleeping" - "we want to sleep".
    "We must arise when we want to sleep." Shorter but it loses the meaning, which defeats the purpose of bothering to make a sentence.
    How about "Waking up is hard to do"?

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