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stay in

phrasal verb with stay uk   us   /steɪ/ verb
B1 to stay in your home: Let's stay in tonight and watch a movie.
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in Korean 집에 머무르다…
in Arabic يَمكُث…
in Portuguese ficar em casa…
in Catalan quedar-se a casa…
in Japanese 家で過ごす, 外出しない…
in Italian stare a casa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 留在家裡,不出門…
in Russian оставаться дома…
in Turkish evde kalmak, dışarı çıkmamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 呆在家里,不出门…
in Polish zostawać w domu…
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