That cat's headed for the big sleep.
Even when we came to say our goodbyes – just before the big sleep – he kept up this merry front.
I also disagree that Bogart was only OK as Marlowe in The big sleep.
It reminded me of the story about William Faulkner and Leigh Brackett writing the screenplay for The big sleep.
Two Arrows found the effects of his long fasting rapidly passing away, but he was like everybody else and needed a big sleep.
He'd been riding all night, so he got his eye down quick for a big sleep.
For the first time he realised that, during the big sleep, the cub had become a full-grown badger almost as strong as himself.
At the end of the month the 'earth' was littered down in preparation for the winter's big sleep.
Here they had the next "big sleep," lying on clean straw on the floor beside Allan, whose closeness calmed their nerves.
I asked him about rattlesnake bites, and he said: 'Make sick ojus (heap), think so big sleep come pretty quick.'
[1938; popularized by the name of the novel The Big Sleep (1938) by Raymond Chandler, and probably coined by Chandler himself]