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needing to rest or sleep
extremely tired and without enough energy to do anything else
feeling tired and wanting to sleep
very tired, especially because of hard work or activity
feeling that you want to sleep
formal feeling extremely tired, either physically or mentally
tired and likely to go to sleep
so tired that you do not feel well
informal so tired that you cannot do anything more
an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment
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