A good night's sleep

Jignesh77

Senior Member
India- hindi
How to tell if you've had a good night's sleep
I saw the above at medicalnewstoday.com
Please explain the use of "a" before "good night's sleep.
Does it refer to "sleep" which is uncountable?
 
  • Hermione Golightly

    Senior Member
    British English
    'Night' is countable. "I slept badly for five nights." But anyway 'sleep' isn't always uncountable.
    "Have you had a good sleep?" "All I need is a long sleep."
     
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