stay on

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stay on(
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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 continue)
a. quedarse
This is a list of employees who will be staying on after the merger.Esta es una lista de los empleados que se quedarán después de la fusión.
2. (to not leave)
a. quedarse
Franco stayed on for a while after everyone else had left the party.Franco se quedó un rato después de que todos se habían ido de la fiesta.
3. (to not move)
a. quedarse en su sitio
This shower radio is supposed to adhere with suction cups, but it won't stay on.Este radio para la regadera debe de adherirse con ventosas, pero no se queda en su sitio.
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stay on
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (remain longer)
a. quedarse
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stay on
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 [+person] (in job, at school) seguir; quedarse; (after party) quedarse
he stayed on as manager siguió or se quedó en la empresa de gerente; fewer teenagers are staying on at school cada vez menos adolescentes siguen or se quedan en la escuela
He managed to stay on in Adelaide they stayed on after everyone else had left
2 [+lid, top] quedarse en su sitio
her wig wouldn't stay on no había forma de que la peluca se quedara en su sitio
the top won't stay on the label won't stay on these shoes won't stay on
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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