Prepositions after "asleep"

"asleep in", "asleep on" or "asleep at"?

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In 30% of cases asleep in is used

I had fallen asleep in the end.

Asleep in their various corners.

He's asleep in the dressing-room.

Carl Jung said, ' There is a bear with glowing eyes asleep in the human consciousness.

She falls asleep in the car, and I am not sure whether she will ever be able to drive.

She was asleep in the privacy of her own room and was the victim of a criminal assault.

My eyes seemed bruised in the corners, I touched my lips to the cheeks of the man asleep in the bed and walked away.

At the garden of Gethsemane Jesus rebuked this sleep when the three disciples fell asleep instead of being watchful.

While the rest of the family wandered around, I sat with our bags and promptly fell asleep in the middle of the shop.

The intruder sneaks out of the house past Santa's Little Helper and Homer, who are still asleep in the front hallway.

In 17% of cases asleep at is used

People fell asleep at the wheel.

Congress is asleep at the wheel.

Someone is asleep at the switch.

The man was unable to have all his scans because he was falling asleep at the machine.

Actually, they fall asleep at the same time, thus gaining an additional hour of sleep.

Top officials of the Zanzibar Government of National Unity are not asleep at the wheel.

But so too should the government who did nothing to stop it and the financial regulator who was asleep at the wheel.

All of these painful experiences we are living through are here to remind us that we have fallen asleep at the wheel.

According to a report by the foundation, more than half of those who fall asleep at the wheel are 25 years or younger.

It's also a nice CYA blanket statement for less than stellar managers and/or BODs that have been asleep at the switch.

In 17% of cases asleep on is used

I just fell asleep on the couch.

Then I fell asleep on the floor.

God was far from asleep on the job.

Another, less celebrated, image shows the workers pretending to be asleep on the beam.

My nephew was asleep on the floor when water from the street began flooding the house.

Much better than trying not to fall asleep on the train down to Gatwick in my opinion.

In the morning, on coming out from her bedroom, she found Claude asleep on the lounge, dressed, with his overcoat on.

We tell you where You may have fallen asleep on the Tube, only to wake at the end stop, seemingly miles from anywhere.

They are sometimes seen asleep on the water, but this makes them easy targets for killer whales and hunters in kayaks.

Falling asleep on the couch is good to think of beforehand, and finding someone else to supply you a ride is good too.

In 6% of cases asleep for is used

I guess you were asleep for that.

You've been asleep for almost two hours.

Read How to fall asleep for more help 8.

So please don't blame our editor when she falls asleep for more than 50% of the show.

I took a couple of pills and never knew when I fell asleep for few hours in the noon.

On the way there we even had a car accident when our driver fall asleep for a moment.

You fall back asleep for ten or fifteen minutes only to be awakened once more by the insistent beeping of the alarm.

So what happened, I guess that beautiful democracy was asleep that day or have been asleep for last couple of years.

Priscilla is nervous, and Elvis prescribes some sleeping pills which leave her asleep for the better part of two days.

So the only time for me to do my workouts was at noon when I put her into her swing and she fell asleep for around 2 h.

In 6% of cases asleep with is used

I fell asleep with the light on.

A man was asleep with his children.

You will fall asleep with a good book.

Soon after I cleaned her she fell asleep with her head rested on her brand new baby.

This results when a baby falls asleep with a sugar-filled juice bottle in his mouth.

Richard is beside me the next morning, fast asleep with one hand resting on my waist.

Abu Dharr reported,: I came to the Apostle (may peace be upon him) and he was asleep with a white mantle over him.

A couple of times a week, I'd so tired that I just fall asleep with the kids and don't wake till the next morning.

Instead we seem to prefer to remain asleep with politicians clinging to power and a parliament shouting order order.

Worse when I'd tired, it's so loud by bedtime that I fall asleep with the TV on to drown out the high pitched whine.

In 4% of cases asleep during is used

Some fall asleep during treatment.

I almost fell asleep during this step.

She fell asleep during community prayer.

One day, you'll wonder how you ever fell asleep during such a rapidly-paced movie.

General anesthetic means you will be asleep during the operation and feel no pain.

Prior to the feeding scheme, the young children used to fall asleep during lessons.

When breastfeeding baby, feed them in nappy with hat and socks only, so they do not fall asleep during the feed.

Apparently it's possible to fall asleep during the Moulin Rouge show, even when pert boobs jiggle about on stage.

I had people work in groups on learning tasks, and not a single person out of 400 fell asleep during the session.

Somehow Iran would be blamed, regardless if every Persian in and out of Persia were asleep during such an incident.

In 3% of cases asleep by is used

Both of them fell asleep by 11pm.

They might be asleep by that time.

If I'd not in bed and asleep by 10.

This way, they can also learn, over a period of time, how to fall asleep by one's own.

In fact he made all of us fall asleep by blunting the fast bowlers session by session.

On the fortieth he was seized by fatigue and fell asleep by the side of the Noble Grave.

Mara still can't comfortably fall asleep by herself and I'd writing this in Nia's room while she drifts off to sleep.

Andres was pretty much asleep by the time we got back to the room, so I put him into bed and let him sleep for a while.

Instead, put him down awake and stay with him, reassuring him that you're there, but that he can fall asleep by himself.

When I answer her with a ' yea? ' or a ' yes baby? ', there would be silence because she would have been asleep by then.

In 3% of cases asleep to is used

The IASC was not asleep to this danger.

And try to fall asleep to that lullaby.

I fell asleep to the poetry of failure.

Falling asleep to the sounds of crickets chirping and frogs croaking and owls hooting.

Fall asleep to the sounds of the warm water lapping against the shore below your deck.

After a nightcap, retire and fall asleep to the comforting sounds of the African night.

I have been asleep to Nigeria's situation but ready or not, Little Bee was an unexpected story wake up call to soul.

I love falling asleep to different sounds and the alarm is quite easy to use, much easier than what I previously had.

This machine works very well to block out noises and provide a soothing sound to fall asleep to at a reasonable cost.

Play some calming music (I listen to baroque, classical) in the background (I prefer earphones) and fall asleep to it.

In 2% of cases asleep after is used

She fell asleep after two vodkas.

I remember falling asleep after that.

You can then fall asleep after listening.

I also tried falling back asleep after my alarm went off, but I was too wide awake.

They look asleep, not dead, just asleep after a long night of bombing and shelling.

If you don't fall asleep after 15 or 20 minutes, get up and get out of your bedroom.

Beauty admitted that she herself used to administer sedative injections to keep Parag asleep after his abduction.

After stocking up on snacks and petrol, we were on our way for the road trip! Cheryl fell asleep after 10 minutes.

Marty falls asleep after dinner and is woken up by Doc calling him to bring Doc's video camera to the Twin Pines Mall.

Have a sleep too, I always want to fall asleep after a race or long run! Just 30mins-1hr will make you feel much better.

In 2% of cases asleep before is used

Then she falls asleep before lunch.

I rarely feel asleep before 2am because of this.

Many were thought to have been asleep before the crash.

Often it is easier to wait until a baby is asleep before putting drops in the eye.

Normally they'll be asleep before the movie is over, but occasionally they aren't.

It seems I can't fall asleep before 6AM these days, which would be 5PM Toronto time.

At the end of the day the heat and the jetlag caught me, and I fell asleep before the dinner, which is a bummer.

Instead, I was asleep before midnight, exhausted after bottling for 12 hours during our second packaging session.

I'd usually fall asleep before the movie's end, leaving my brain to piece together the loose ends before I woke up.

I wont embarrass people by sharing photos from the last night, many of us fell asleep before the film even finished.

In 1% of cases asleep behind is used

I'd pretty sure he was asleep behind the oxen.

The driver appeared to be asleep behind the wheel.

I fell asleep behind the passenger seat on Saturday.

All the windows were dark, my neighbors fast asleep behind them.

I was even afraid to drive, in case I fell asleep behind the wheel.

Our Taxi driver fell fast asleep behind the wheel while it was raining.

You would not want to risk your life by falling asleep behind the wheel.

If a rider takes you out it's because he's fallen asleep behind the wheel.

SLUGGER: I was a rider and the driver was falling asleep behind the wheel.

Well, 13 years ago I fell asleep behind the wheel and hit a telephone pole.

In 1% of cases asleep from is used

My butt's asleep from sitting all night.

Imagine that you have been asleep from 2007 till 2050.

Keep ibuprofen drops out of the compile of milgrams and asleep from pets.

I fall asleep from fatigue, am shaken by horrible dreams, and start awake with a cry.

I could only read a few pages at a time before I feel asleep from exhaustion, tears to my eyes.

By the time we sat down our legs were sore and our arms were asleep from holding on to the overhead rails.

So finally I sat on the couch and watched TV until my body just shut down and fell asleep from all of the exhaustion.

The Caucasian guys, with tousled hair and bed smell, sat very still on the chairs, half asleep from a late night of partying.

Gabrielle is a announcer who happened to be in the appropriate abode at the appropriate time if the ambassador is begin asleep from an credible suicide.

The literal and legal age ones are endeavoring for their daily bread and butter thus, fast asleep from potential and dead on target danger for the soul of Pakistan.

In 1% of cases asleep next is used

There seems to be a girl asleep next to her.

Arthur's mom was fast asleep next to him as he sat back down.

One day the woman awoke and looked at her husband asleep next to her.

I dream of the day I can fall asleep next to you, I dream of the day I can say I do.

I know you want someone who won't turn away when you fall asleep next to each other.

I fell asleep next to his dead remains; I slept properly for the first time in years.

She may have even had access to a system he had just used and walked away from/fell asleep next to before it locked itself.

The ability to adjust the brightness was appreciated when I was reading late at night and my husband was trying to fall asleep next to me.

Bantjes said according to Kotz he could not remember everything that well, but he could remember falling asleep next to Bonette on the bed.

And it was, too - I felt her weight get heavier and heavier with every exhale, and she was fast asleep next to me on the narrow two-seater couch before I could say off with your head.

In 1% of cases asleep under is used

Once he fell asleep under a tree.

He'd fallen asleep under the tree.

Lovely! Sound asleep under the desk.

Falling asleep under the stars and waking up to the sounds of nature is incredible.

The entire skating ring is filled with masses of men and women asleep under the open sky.

Asleep under the blanket of stars over the glorious sierra, our mountain home for the week.

Heading out to lunch in glorious sunshine in a moment, however, so may be found this afternoon asleep under a tree.

Alex spoke a little about the upcoming trek he was soon to guide and then fell fast asleep under the faint starlight.

Hideki Matsutake: I worked during the day, so I would come in and play the Moog at night, and I remember falling asleep under it.

Later, unable to sleep with the excitement, Clara goes downstairs to get her Nutcracker doll and falls asleep under the Christmas tree.

In 1% of cases asleep within is used

I fall asleep within 20minutes.

We fell asleep within an hour though.

He fell asleep within 10 minutes and woke at 1:40.

I fall asleep within minutes of hitting the bed and hours are spent doing life THINGS.

I've (almost) always been able to fall asleep within seven minutes of putting my head down.

We finally gave in, wandered around the corner to our hotel, and I was asleep within minutes.

If the mind is clear and the body is co-operating, the normal person should feel asleep within this window time.

I heard there's one terrific reflexology place where they do it so well the customer fall asleep within the hour.

Without even thinking about it, I turned on No Strings Attached on Netflix and was sound asleep within 10 minutes.

Within a week Eoin made considerable improvements going to bed, he would go to bed and be asleep within a few minutes.

In 1% of cases asleep without is used

Fell asleep without brushing teeth.

I soon fall asleep without realising.

But if it was daylight I could fall asleep without a problem.

She can fall asleep without it, but she (and I) like the closeness shared while BF.

I think it will help you fall asleep without any kind of drug assistance, at least.

I'd hoping once she relearns how to fall asleep without the dummy the nap comes back.

And then what happens to all of us every day happened to him -- he fell asleep without knowing himself when or how.

She realised that time was a healer and she found that there were days when she actually fell asleep without crying.

Before coming to Nilambe, I could not help thinking that I might not be able to fall asleep without a proper evening meal.

I go to sleep every night thinking how happy we are and would never go dream of falling asleep without telloing her how I feel.

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