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Meaning of “stay behind” - Learner’s Dictionary

stay behind

phrasal verb with stay     /steɪ/ verb
B1 to not leave a place when other people leave: I stayed behind after class to speak to the teacher.Staying and remainingWaiting
Translations of “stay behind”
in Korean 뒤에 남다…
in Arabic يَتخَلّف, يَتأخّر…
in Portuguese ficar para trás…
in Catalan quedar-se…
in Japanese あとに残る…
in Italian trattenersi, restare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 留下不走…
in Russian оставаться (после окончания чего-либо)…
in Turkish geride kalmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 留下不走…
in Polish zostawać…
(Definition of stay behind from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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