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    A short sleep

    Is it correct to say short sleeps?

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    Re: A short sleep

    No. Do you mean "naps"?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: A short sleep

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    No. Do you mean "naps"?
    No. Is it correct to say to someone "sweet sleeps"? I don't mean "naps" but "sleeps".

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    Re: A short sleep

    I have never heard of somebody "sweet sleeping". I have no idea what it is supposed to mean.

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    Re: A short sleep

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I have never heard of somebody "sweet sleeping". I have no idea what it is supposed to mean.
    When you are sleeping like an infant.

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    Re: A short sleep

    Waking up every three hours to cry and eat?

    Perhaps you mean sleeping soundly.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: A short sleep

    A line by a comic: "He slept like a baby. He woke up every hour and cried."


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    Re: A short sleep

    You are joking! I mean the suffix "s".

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    Re: A short sleep

    1. That is a joke (as should be clear).
    2. The "s" is not a suffix.
    3. A short sleep is a nap.


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    Re: A short sleep

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    1. That is a joke (as should be clear).
    2. The "s" is not a suffix.
    3. A short sleep is a nap.

    How should I name the 's'? For the third-person singlar simple present verb?

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