stay in bed

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stay in bed(
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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 remain in bed)
a. quedarse en cama
It's way too cold outside. I'm going to stay in bed.Hace demasiado frío afuera. Voy a quedarme en cama.
b. permanecer en cama
Don't wake up Natalia. She can stay in bed.No despiertes a Natalia. Puede permanecer en cama.
c. guardar cama (for medical reasons)
Kevin was so sick he had to stay in bed for ten days.Kevin estuvo tan enfermo que tuvo que guardar cama por diez días.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative)
a. quédate en cama
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 in bed! I am going to bring you breakfast.¡Quédate en cama! Te voy a traer el desayuno.
b. permanezca en cama
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 in bed with me. I don't want to get up.Permanezca en cama conmigo. No quiero levantarme.
c. guarda cama
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 in bed. You're too sick to go out today.Guarda cama. Estás demasiado enfermo para salir hoy.
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