quedar en pie

quedar en pie(
keh
-
dahr
 
ehn
 
pyeh
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to still be valid)
a. to still stand
Mañana no iremos al cine, pero queda en pie la invitación para venir a comer a casa.We won't go to the movies tomorrow, but the invitation to come home for dinner still stands.
2. (to survive)
a. to remain standing
Solo algunos edificios quedaron en pie en la zona de los incendios.Only a few buildings remained standing in the fire zone.
b. to be left standing
La iglesia fue destruida, y solo quedó en pie una torre.The church was destroyed, and only one tower was left standing.
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