Sleep on it

Sleep on it


to wait until the next day (in order to think carefully) before making an important decision.

What’s “IT” in the picture above? “It” is any decision that you have to make


I received two jobs offers today. I asked them both to let me sleep on it so I can review the offers and decide which is best.

I wanted to sleep on it but my manager said I had to sign the contract by the end of the day.

I wish I had slept on the purchase because the next day I found a much nicer dress and I can’t return the one I bought.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What does the idiom ‘Sleep on it’ mean?

The idiom ‘Sleep on it’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”

How do you use ‘Sleep on it’ in a sentence?

Example usage of idiom ‘Sleep on it’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.

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