Translation of "stay" - English-Polish dictionary

stay

verb uk us /steɪ/
NOT LEAVE [ I ]

A1 to continue to be in a place, job, etc and not leave

zostawać, pozostawać
The weather was bad so we stayed at home.
Do you want to stay in teaching?
IN A STATE [ T ]

B1 to continue to be in a particular state

pozostawać, być
The supermarket stays open late.
I was tired and couldn't stay awake.
VISIT [ I, T ]

A2 to spend a short period of time in a place

zatrzymywać się, mieszkać
We stayed in a hotel.
We're going to stay with my grandmother.
stay put informal

to continue to be in the same place

nie ruszać się (z miejsca)
He told me to stay put while he fetched the car.

(Translation of “stay verb” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)