stay awake(
stey
 
uh
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weyk
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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. mantente despierto
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 awake! I'm talking to you.¡Mantente despierto! Te estoy hablando.
b. permanece despierto
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)
I know this is boring, but stay awake.Sé que esto es aburrido, pero permanece despierto.
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. manténganse despiertos (plural)
Stay awake! The cab's coming to take us to the airport soon.¡Manténganse despiertos! Pronto llegará el taxi para llevarnos al aeropuerto.
b. permanezcan despiertos (plural)
Don't be so disrespectful and stay awake in class!¡No sean tan irrespetuosos y permanezcan despiertos en clase!
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. (to remain awake)
a. mantenerse despierto
I'm going to drink some coffee so I'll stay awake while driving.Voy a tomar café para mantenerme despierto mientras manejo.
b. permanecer despierto
Diana couldn't stay awake during the boring lecture.Diana no pudo permanecer despierta durante la aburrida conferencia.
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