"Staying" is a form of "stay", an intransitive verb which is often translated as "quedarse". "Being" is a noun which is often translated as "el ser". Learn more about the difference between "being" and "staying" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (a living thing)
a. el ser
The human being is the only species that blushes.El ser humano es la única especie que se sonroja.
There are many debates on the existence of otherworldly beings.Hay muchos debates sobre la existencia de seres de otro mundo.
a. el ser
Between being and doing, who's to say what truly makes a man?Entre el ser y el hacer, ¿quién dirá cuál verdaderamente hace al hombre?
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to remain in a fixed position)
2. (to lodge in a place)
I loved staying at a castle in Scotland.Me encantó hospedarme en un castillo en Escocia.
My parents stayed at my place this weekend.Mis padres se quedaron en mi casa este fin de semana.
Where is your daughter staying during her trip to Paris?¿Dónde se alojará su hija durante su viaje a París?
A copular verb links the subject of a clause to the predicate (e.g. My brother is tall).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (short residency)
b. la estadía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
We wish you a pleasant stay in our hotel!¡Le deseamos una bonita estadía en nuestro hotel!