The French phrase "Laisse-moi dormir" explained

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Pronunciation guide

Slow pronunciation

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Example in a story with slow French audio

Now, let’s see a complete example of this sentence in a story with slow French audio and the English translation below.
Gueule de bois
Philippe:   Emily, chérie, réveille-toi ! Il est déjà 9 heures !
Emily, sweetheart, wake up! It’s already 9am!
Emily:   Je suis fatiguée… Laisse-moi dormir…
I’m tired… Let me sleep…
Philippe:   Je n’arrive pas à croire que tu aies bu autant de téquila hier….
I can’t believe you drank so much tequila yesterday….
Un ensemble de sons intraduisible suivi…
A set of untranslatable sounds followed…
Philippe:   Quoi ?
Emily:   C’est dimanche ! Laisse-moi dormir un peu plus longtemps…
It is Sunday! Let me sleep a little longer…
Philippe:   On est vendredi et tu as cours aujourd’hui. D’ailleurs, ça commence dans une heure…
It’s Friday and you have classes today. By the way, it starts in one hour…
Emily écarquilla les yeux. Et comprit qu’elle n’avait pas de temps pour une gueule de bois.
Emily’s eyes widened. And she realized that she had no time for a hangover.
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