Improve Your English – Lesson 21: SLEEPING WITH
For English speakers the expression sleeping with usually means two people are having sex together. Using this expression incorrectly could give the listener the wrong impression and embarrass the speaker.
- Don’t say: I stopped sleeping with my male room mate because he snores too loudly. This sentence implies that the two people were in a sexual relationship, which may not be the intent of the speaker.
- Do say: I no longer sleep in the same room as my male room mate because he snores too loudly