stay put

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stay put(
stey
 
poot
)
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 stay in one place)
a. quedarse (usado frecuentemente con "ahí" y "aquí")
I want you to stay put until I come back.Quiero que te quedes aquí hasta que yo vuelva.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. quédate
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; often used with "ahí" and "aquí")
Mom, what was that noise? - I don't know. Stay put.Mamá, ¿qué fue ese sonido? - No sé. Quédate ahí.
b. estate quieto
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'm going to say hi to Jeannie. Stay put, and don't touch anything.Voy a saludar a Jeannie. Estáte quieto, y no toques nada.
3. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. quédense (plural; often used with "ahí" and "aquí")
Kids, stay put. I don't want to lose you.Niños, quédense aquí. No quiero perderlos.
b. estense quietos (plural)
Girls, please stay put. I don't want you distracting everybody.Chicas, por favor estense quietas. No quiero que distraigan a todo el mundo.
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