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  1. Nefertiti's Avatar

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    cry self to sleep

    Hi there.

    What does 'cry self to sleep' mean?
    Is it a common usage?

    Thanks,

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    Re: cry self to sleep

    Yes, it is a common expression. It means to cry until you fall asleep.

    cry yourself...himself...herself...ourselves...themsel ves...myself...etc. to sleep

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    Re: cry self to sleep

    Hi there.

    But I'm still not quite sure. Do you mean crying in tears? Why do you need to cry to be able to get sleep?

    Thanks for the reply.

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    Re: cry self to sleep

    Quote Originally Posted by Nefertiti View Post
    Hi there.

    But I'm still not quite sure. Do you mean crying in tears? Why do you need to cry to be able to get sleep?

    Thanks for the reply.
    You don't need to, but if you're very upset you may.

    b

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