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    improvised setting

    crash
    6) [no obj.] go to sleep, especially suddenly or in an improvised setting
    what was it you said just before I crashed out?
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    How do you understand the "improvised setting"? Something you would use instead of a bed?
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    Re: improvised setting

    I think so- if you put some cushions on the floor and used them as a bed, for instance.

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    Re: improvised setting

    It can be used to refer to a bed or to something other than a bed. In this dialogue, it's not clear whether an actual bed will be provided:

    - Are you coming to my party?
    - Yes, if I can crash at yours after. It'll be too late to get a bus home.
    - No problem.

    In this dialogue, it's clear:

    - Are you coming to my party?
    - Yes, if I can crash at yours after.
    - No problem. You can sleep in the spare bedroom.

    It's also clear in:

    - Are you coming to my party?
    - Yes, if I can crash at yours after.
    - You can but there aren't any spare beds. You can crash on the floor if you like, or you could bring a bedroll and sleeping bag.

    In the general context, it simply means to sleep somewhere. There's a slightly different meaning, for me, with "crash out" - that means to fall asleep suddenly or quickly. "I was so tired after running the marathon, I crashed out on the sofa when I got home and didn't wake up for 12 hours."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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