Meaning: To take some time before making a decision, usually overnight.
I’m not sure if I want to accept the job or not. I told them I’d sleep on it.
You don’t have to give an answer right away. Sleep on it.
“Will you marry me?” “Let me sleep on it.”
If someone says to you, “Let me sleep on it,” what’s an appropriate response?
B. “Drink some coffee – it will help you wake up!”
C. “Okay – I’ll be waiting for your answer.”
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The correct answer is C. If someone says they want to sleep on it, it means they need a little time to think about it and that they’ll give you their answer later.