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forty

1. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four
2. a numeral, 40, XL, etc., representing this number
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Actress Doris Speed was taking a break from filming to brush up on her script while fellow actor Arthur Leslie was catching up on forty winks.
7 INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1978) HAVING forty winks can prove fatal in this sci-fi horror favourite about aliens who take over people's bodies when they fall asleep.
But his unwitting party piece was grabbing forty winks on comfy Baroness Sheila Noakes - as he grew tired and emotional after winning the "Straight Ally" award.
PUPILS at a Sparkbrook academy are this week's Charity Champions after they took forty winks at school to raise over PS500 towards Birmingham Children's Hospital Charity's Eye Believe Appeal.
The band produced the record with Bjorn Ytlling from Swedish indie group Peter, Bjorn and John and Bobby admitted their way of working meant some days they made music - and others he would grab forty winks in the studio.
He claims it is profiteering plain and simple, adding it is bad enough that motorists pay over the odds to buy a coffee or snack at a service station without the worry of paying vast charges for taking forty winks.
Do you prefer to catch forty winks at a stopover between flights, so you can sleep the jetlag away and board the next plane refreshed?
This would only mean that after solving a math puzzle, you'll be thrown a few more just to make sure you skip that next forty winks.
Pretty patterns are fine, but the fabric of your sheets can affect your body temperature -- and your forty winks. Technogel sleep experts recommend considering the breathability of the fabric.
So, Shobhs (I can call you Shobhs, right, we're buddies and all that) dude, how about a little nap, forty winks and a little docu-dream for let's say ten kilos of the stuff, like I do have a wife and two daughters, it kind of has to go around.
Other contributing sponsors are Franck Provost, Forty Winks, Jollibee Food Corp., Super 8, The Henry Hotel-Cebu, L'Oreal, Magnum, Nothing But Water and Yabu.
Apparently, she liked nothing better than curling up on a sunny chair in the children's area for a cat nap - and when the library got its first computers, the warm spots next to the keyboards became a favourite place for forty winks too.