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"stay on" in British English

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stay on

phrasal verb with stay uk   us   /steɪ/ verb
(Definition of stay on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stay on" in Business English

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stay on

phrasal verb with stay uk   us   /steɪ/ verb [I]
to continue to be in a ​place, ​job, or school ​longer than usual or ​longer than other ​people: We ​stayed on to complete the ​dataentry before the morning ​deadline. A ​governmentallowance was ​paid to encourage ​students from ​poor families to ​stay on at school.stay on as sth He will ​stay on as ​boss after the ​merger.
(Definition of stay on from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stay on”
in Chinese (Simplified) 留下继续(工作、学习等)…
in Turkish ...da/de kalmak…
in Russian оставаться где-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 留下繼續(工作、學習等)…
in Polish zostawać…
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