to sleep like a baby

Idiom Definition

"to sleep like a baby"

to sleep very well;

to sleep peacefully

Idiom Definition - to sleep like a baby


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - to sleep like a baby

Ned and Grace wake up in the morning after having a deep and peaceful sleep.  Neither of them had awoken during the night.  Neither Ned nor Grace had had bad dreams.  Ned asks Grace how she has slept.  Grace replies...

"I slept like a baby."

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - to sleep like a baby

Paul awakes in the morning after having a fitful night.  Paul has been having bad dreams where giant pieces of junk food are chasing him and forcing him to eat them.   Paul had tossed and turned all night.  Paul is waking up and recovering from his bad dreams when the telephone rings.  It is his friend, Martha.  She asks Paul how he has slept.  Paul replies...

"I certainly did not sleep like a baby, thank you for asking."

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to sleep like a baby - Gerund Form:

Sleeping like a baby can be a sign of a clean conscience.

to sleep like a baby - Examples:

1)  I sleep like a baby when I do not have nightmares.

2)  You sleep like a baby when your mind is at peace.

3)  He sleeps like a baby when he is in his own bed.

4)  She sleeps like a baby when she gets lots of fresh air.

5)  We sleep like babies if we are warm.

6)  You (all) sleep like babies when you (all) are comfortable.

7)  They sleep like babies when nothing disturbs them.

8)  The entire process takes about 8 hours and thankfully you get to sleep like a baby through it all.

9)  Sometimes you can drink coffee late at night and sleep like a baby; another night, half a cup at dinner will keep you up all half the night.

10)  And that's why it's a good idea to take B12 to help you sleep like a baby each night. 

11)  Don't become too accustomed to anything. I can sleep like a baby on a little field bed.

12)  I am no longer afraid of what each day will bring. I sleep like a baby.

13)  The older you get, the more likely you are to sleep like a baby, scientists have claimed.

14)  The person that came up with the line " sleeping like a baby " obviously did not have a baby like mine.

15)  By the end of the month, 5 minutes of reading had me sleeping like a baby!

16)  I didn't want to wake my wife, who was sleeping like a baby.

17)  Discover these easy ways that will hopefully have you sleeping like a baby again.

18)  I realised I truly WAS more calm, and that night I slept and slept like a baby.

19)  I had a conversation with the great love of my life and then slept like a baby.

20)  Last night I finally managed to get the temperature in my cabin regulated and I slept like a baby.