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stay up

phrasal verb with stay uk   us   /steɪ/ verb
B2 to go to bed later than usual: We stayed up (late) to watch a film.
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If a football team stays up, it remains in a division and is not relegated (= moved down to a lower division): I think all the newly-promoted clubs have a great chance of staying up this season.
Translations of “stay up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 熬夜,深夜不睡…
in Russian не ложиться спать…
in Turkish geç vakitte yatmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 熬夜,深夜不睡…
in Polish nie kłaść się (do łóżka), nie spać…
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