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present tense
I/you/we/theysleep through
he/she/itsleeps through
present participlesleeping through
past tenseslept through
past participleslept through
  1. 1
    [transitive]sleep through something to remain sleeping although there is a lot of noise around you
    He slept through the whole storm.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] mainly British to continue sleeping for a long time
    sleep through until/to: I was so tired I slept through until noon.
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