stay at home

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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “stay-at-home” when used in contexts like that shown in 3).
stay at home(
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. (not leave the house)
a. quedarse en casa
When one is sick, it is important to stay at home.Cuando uno está enfermo, es importante quedarse en casa.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
2. (imperative)
a. quédate en casa
Stay at home, Bob. We don't need you today.Quédate en casa, Bob. No te necesitamos hoy.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (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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