EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SLEEPING PARTNER
But you must understand that you will have a good deal more than a sleeping partner in me.
As for “Co,” he was a sleeping partner, and an absolute nonentity.
I'm one, sure enough; but I'm but a sleeping partner in the concern.
He was a sleeping partner in one of the most thriving of the Bath gambling-houses.
I'm in business with Luckworth Crewe,—sort of sleeping partner just now.'
A sleeping partner in swindling, he received his share of the profits, although his name did not appear in the firm.
She was shielded because it was understood that she was a sort of sleeping partner—not an active member of the firm.
Poor Crassus found, however, that to be a sleeping partner in a concern was quite a dangerous position.
He is only as the sleeping partner; De Lara, with less reputation at stake, being the active and ostensible one.
I think it is a very foolish thing for any man to become a sleeping partner, because he may awake and find himself in the Gazette.