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phrasal verb
Word Forms
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] to continue sleeping for a long time
    sleep through until/to:

    I was so tired I slept through until noon.

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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