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catch some z's

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catch some z's

verb phrase

To get some sleep •Fr z as the sound of snoring: catch some z's on the train


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with catch some z's
Take a nap, go to sleep, as in I stayed up all night studying so I'd better catch some z's. This term alludes to the buzzing sound of snoring. [ ; second half of 1900s ]
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