tomarse una siesta
tomarse una siesta
pronominal verb phrase
1. (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.
tomar una siesta
intransitive verb phrase
2. (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.
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