What is the Meaning of the Idiom
CATCH A FEW WINKS | CATCH FORTY WINKS?
To catch a few winks means to have a short sleep or nap, usually during the day.
1. See the STORY example: I… was hoping to catch a few winks on the drive up.
2. Why don’t you try and catch a few winks before we need to catch our connecting flight?
3. I am going to catch a few winks this afternoon while the baby is napping.
Note: A similar idiom with the same meaning is to catch 40 winks.