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stop over

verb uk phrasal verb with stop   /stɒp/ us    /stɑːp/ (-pp-)
B2 to stay at a place for one night or a few nights on the way to somewhere else or before returning home: They're stopping over in Malaysia for a couple of nights on the way to Australia. UK Come round for dinner one night and you can stop over.
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Translations of “stop over”
in Korean 단기 체류…
in Arabic يَتوَقّف في…
in Portuguese escala…
in Catalan escala…
in Japanese 途中下車, 途中降機, ストップオーバー…
in Italian scalo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中途停留過夜…
in Russian остановка, пересадка…
in Turkish mola…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中途停留过夜…
in Polish przerwa w podróży, międzylądowanie…
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