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stay on

phrasal verb with stay uk   us   /steɪ/ verb
C1 to continue to be in a place, job, or school after the other people who were with you have left: Gill decided to stay on at university to do further research. We asked him to stay on as youth leader for another year.
Translations of “stay on”
in Chinese (Traditional) 留下繼續(工作、學習等)…
in Russian оставаться где-либо…
in Turkish ...da/de kalmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 留下继续(工作、学习等)…
in Polish zostawać…
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