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English verb: stay on

1. stay on (stative) continue in a place, position, or situation

SamplesAfter graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser.
Stay with me, please.
Despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year.
She continued as deputy mayor for another year.

Synonymscontinue, remain, stay

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)be

Narrower (hyponym)abide, bide, hold over, stay

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