MacDonald told military investigators that he had been asleep on the couch when he was awakened by screams.
Some photographs show women who look like they may be asleep, unconscious, or dead.
“I live in a house that creaks, and when I am asleep and hear that groan, it reminds me that I am back in the mine,” said Avalos.
But never before have we seen the Walking Haircut in such state of intimacy: asleep.
When the attack began, Shahab Khan was asleep in his room near the front gate, just inside the jail.
Noémi took Michael's arm and led him into the room where the boy was asleep.
Did you suppose I was asleep there, or writing poetry all alone, or what?
Then you were pretending to be asleep when I entered your room?
Maria lay still, as if asleep, but wide awake and listening.
I soon tuk aff me, an' was asleep in no time; but in less than half an hour I had a most wonderful drame.
c.1200, aslepe, o slæpe, from Old English on slæpe (see sleep). The parallel form on sleep continued until c.1550. Of limbs, "numb through stoppage of circulation," from late 14c. Meaning "inattentive, off guard" is from mid-14c.
asleep a·sleep (ə-slēp')
In a state of sleep; sleeping.
Numb, as of a limb.
In or into a state of sleep.
In or into a state of apathy or indifference.
Into the sleep of the dead.