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This expression means to be 'fully awake':

It was 3 a.m., and I was still wide awake thinking about what had happened that evening.

There are two common ways of expressing the opposite, i.e. being 'fully asleep':

It was 3 a.m. and everyone was ................. asleep.

It was 3 a.m. and everyone was ............... for the .................... 

 

ANSWERS: sound / fast asleep & out for the count

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PHIL73

Hello Minoo and everyone,

As regards the first sentence, I found these two expressions: "sound asleep" and "fast asleep". The second one seems to be more common.

I'm calling the team for the second answer  :)

 

 

 

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serg59

Hello everyone, 

The first one is ''everyone was dead asleep'' and the second one is ''everyone was out for the count'' .

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