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"Dormir bien" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "to sleep well", and "que descanses" is a phrase which is often translated as "sleep well". Learn more about the difference between "dormir bien" and "que descanses" below.
dormir bien(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to sleep well
¡Buenos días, chicos! ¿Durmieron bien?Good morning, guys! Did you sleep well?
b. to get a good night's sleep
"Si por lo menos durmiera bien," pensaba la exhausta Laura mientras amamantaba a su bebé."If only I could get a good night's sleep," thought an exhausted Laura while she breastfed her baby.
c. to sleep tight
Buenas noches. Que duermas bien.Good night. Sleep tight.
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que descanses(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used before going to bed; second person singular)
a. sleep well
Buenas noches, hijo. Que descanses.Good night, son. Sleep well.
b. sweet dreams
Yo me voy a la cama. - Muy bien. Que descanses, cielo.I'm going to bed. - Okay. Sweet dreams, sweetheart.
2. (that you rest; second person singular)
a. to rest
El médico te ha dicho que descanses.The doctor asked you to rest.
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