tomar una siesta
tomar una siesta(
toh
-
mahr
 
oo
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nah
 
syehs
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tah
)
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to sleep briefly during the day) 
El médico me aconsejó tomar una siesta después de comer.The doctor advised me to take a nap after lunch.
Mis hijos siempre se niegan a tomar una siesta.My children always refuse to take a siesta.
tomarse una siesta
pronominal verb phrase
2. (to sleep briefly during the day) 
Después de tamaña comilona, habrá que tomarse una siesta.After such a blowout, we'll need to take a nap.
Prefiero no tomarme una siesta porque suelo despertarme fatal.I prefer not to take a siesta because I usually wake up feeling really bad.
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