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to lie down
bedroom / dormitory / CL: 間|间
to go to sleep / to go to bed (literary)
to neglect sleep and forget about food (idiom) / to skip one's sleep and meals / to be completely wrapped up in one's work
to die of old age / to die in one's bed at a ripe old age
tomb (of king or emperor)
lit. cannot rest or eat in peace (idiom) / fig. extremely worried and troubled
to neglect sleep and food
to eat sb's flesh and sleep on their hide (idiom); to swear revenge on sb / implacable hatred / to have sb's guts for garters
Zai Yu sleeps by day (idiom); refers to story in Analects of Confucius remonstrating bitterly with his student for sleeping during lectures
bed of straw and pillow of clay (idiom) / the correct etiquette for a filial son during the mourning period
to sleep on one's armor with a spear as a pillow (idiom) / to keep ready for battle at all times

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