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stay behind

phrasal verb with stay uk   us   /steɪ/ verb
B1 to not leave a place when other people leave: I stayed behind after class.
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…
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