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To have sex

sleep with

to have sex with someone, especially someone who you are not married to

consummate

verb

to have sex for the first time in a relationship

copulate

verb

to have sex

bed

verb

to have sex with someone

make love

to have sex with someone

be intimate with someone

to have sex with someone

spend the night with someone

to have sex with someone and stay with them all night

sleep together

if two people sleep together, they have sex, especially when they are not married

lie with

an old phrase meaning ‘to have sex with someone’

jump into bed with someone

to have sex with someone who you have just met

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