C# Program to implement Sleep Method Of Thread

The sleep method of the thread is used to pause the thread for a specific period.

If you want to set sleep for some seconds, then use it like the following code snippet −

int sleepfor = 2000;


You can try to run the following code to implement the sleep method of the thread.

Live Demo

using System;
using System.Threading;
namespace MyApplication {
   class ThreadCreationProgram {
      public static void CallToChildThread() {
         Console.WriteLine("Child thread starts");
         int sleepfor = 2000;
         Console.WriteLine("Child Thread Paused for {0} seconds", sleepfor / 1000);
         Console.WriteLine("Child thread resumes");
      static void Main(string[] args) {
         ThreadStart childref = new ThreadStart(CallToChildThread);
         Console.WriteLine("In Main: Creating the Child thread");
         Thread childThread = new Thread(childref);


In Main: Creating the Child thread
Child thread starts
Child Thread Paused for 2 seconds
Child thread resumes

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Updated on: 19-Jun-2020


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