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    of good sleep

    You need to get at least 4 hours for good sleep a day.

    It should be:
    You need to get at least 4 hours of good sleep a day.


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    Re: of good sleep

    You are talking about what you need:
    4 hours of good sleep

    If you were talking about how much time to set aside for the purpose of sleeping, then you could say:
    4 hours for good sleep

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    Re: of good sleep

    please, is there a difference between "sleep tight" and "sleep well" ?

    Many thanks

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    Re: of good sleep

    In my opinion, "sleep tight" is something you would say to a child or someone you are very close to, like a family member. "Sleep well" sounds a little more formal.

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