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Is it practically wrong to say "I am sleeping" because when I am not conscious I will not say this?

Or is it also okay for it to mean that "I'm going to bed right now" or when I'm woken up by a phone call and I tell the other side that I am sleeping now?

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kenny1999Is it practically wrong to say "I am sleeping" because when I am not conscious I will not say this?

Well, you can't really carry on a normal conversation while asleep, can you?

kenny1999Or is it also okay for it to mean that "I'm going to bed right now"

No.

kenny1999or when I'm woken up by a phone call and I tell the other side that I am sleeping now?

Yes, it works for that, but it is obviously not logical or literal.

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kenny1999Is it practically wrong to say "I am sleeping" because when I am not conscious I will not say this?

Correct.

kenny1999is it also okay for it to mean that "I'm going to bed right now"

No. "I'm sleeping" is not used like that.

kenny1999is it also okay ... when I'm woken up by a phone call

No. Say "I'm in bed", "I was sleeping", or "I was sleeping, and your call woke me (up)", or "I was asleep when the phone rang", or something like that.

CJ

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Hi, but how about if I am woken up by a phone call when I was sleeping in the midnight and my friend wants me to go out for drink or something unimportant, of course, I am very tired and will definitely reject him and sleep again as soon as the call ends. At that instance, is it still odd to say "I'm sleeping now" to my friend on the phone. Since my native language(not English), it is perfectly fine to say "I'm sleeping" (My language) in this case so sometimes I am confused by the tense used in English

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kenny1999At that instance, is it still odd to say "I'm sleeping now" to my friend on the phone.

It sounds odd to me. Yes.

Typically I say "I'm in bed" if that happens.

CJ