Why do they say fast asleep?
So why does fast asleep mean to sleep soundly.
The word fast is a derivative of the Old German word fest, which means “stuck firmly or strongly; not easily movable”.
So to be fast asleep is to be immovable, or permanently sleeping..
Are you awake correct sentence?
“Are you awake ?” is correct considering you are asking someone in present. And instead of “are you awoken ?” , “were you awoken ?” (by someone in past ) would be one way to go.
What is the difference between asleep and sleep?
Well, the most important difference between ‘sleep’ and ‘asleep’ grammatically is that ‘sleep’ is either a verb or a noun while ‘asleep’ is either an adverb or an adjective.
What is the meaning of slept?
past tense and past participle of sleep.
Are you slept or have you slept?
When we say ‘Have you slept’, it basically means you are currently asking someone who is actually in sleep or not. Notice the usage of the word ‘have’ which denotes present tense. … When we say ‘Have you slept’, it basically means you are currently asking someone who is actually in sleep or not.
Does lying awake count as sleep?
GL No. Lying awake in bed rests your body, but it doesn’t rest your brain. GM Yes, it’s definitely the next best thing.