Sleep A Wink, to not

Also: Not get a wink of sleep Not have a wink of sleep Meaning of Idiom ‘Not Sleep a Wink’ To not sleep a wink means to not sleep at all; to fail to fall asleep or get any sleep. 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin … Read more

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Let sleeping dogs lies is an idiom that has existed since at least the 1300s, with cognates in several languages, including German and French. Meaning When we say “let sleeping dogs lie” we mean to not bring up problems that will themselves bring up even bigger problems. In other words, we are saying to not stir … Read more