Sentence Examples


  • Darken the room, turn off the phone, put the dog out and settle down for a long siesta.
  • This includes playing in the river or the ocean, sitting under the umbrella having a nice relaxing lunch and then, you guessed it, a very long siesta.
  • This relaxed way of living, combined with family values, creates a siesta between 1:30 and 4:30 in the afternoon when businesses are closed so that families can break bread.
  • An afternoon siesta may be tempting, however, if you are having difficulty sleeping, you may need to cut down on your naptime or eliminate naps altogether.
  • A sort of table or bench stands outside, used by the men only, for meals and for the subsequent siesta.