stay at home

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This word may also be spelled “stay-at-home” when used in contexts like that shown in 3).
stay at home(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. quédate en casa
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Stay at home, Bob. We don't need you today.Quédate en casa, Bob. No te necesitamos hoy.
b. quédese en casa
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
If you're not feeling well, stay at home.Si no se siente bien, quédese en casa.
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. quédense en casa (plural)
Stay at home to contain the spread of the virus.Quédense en casa para contener la propagación del virus.
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
3. (not leave the house)
a. quedarse en casa
It's important to stay at home to minimize contagion.Es importante quedarse en casa para minimizar el contagio.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (does not work outside of the home)
a. ama de casa (noun phrase)
All I want is to be a stay-at-home mom.Lo único que quiero es ser madre ama de casa.
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