stay in bed(
stey
 
ihn
 
behd
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (don't get up; imperative; used to address one person)
a. quédate en la 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'll bring you breakfast. You deserve a treat!¡Quédate en la cama! Te traigo el desayuno. ¡Te lo mereces!
b. quédese en la cama
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Stay in bed, Grandpa! It's too cold to get up yet.¡Quédese en la cama, abuelo! Hace demasiado frío para levantarse todavía.
2. (don't get up; imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. quédense en la cama (plural)
Stay in bed tomorrow morning! It's the first day of spring break.¡Quédense en la cama mañana por la mañana! Es el primer día de las vacaciones de primavera.
3. (observe bed rest; imperative; used to address one person)
a. 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.
b. guarde cama
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
I'll give you a doctor's note for your employer. Stay in bed until the symptoms improve.Le daré un certificado médico para la empresa. Guarde cama hasta que se alivien los síntomas.
4. (observe bed rest; imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. guarden cama (plural)
You both have the flu which can be nasty at your age so stay in bed until you feel better.Los dos tienen la gripe que puede ser mala a su edad así que guarden cama hasta que se sientan mejor.
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
5. (to not get up)
a. quedarse en la cama
It's way too cold outside. I'm going to stay in bed.Hace demasiado frío afuera. Voy a quedarme en la cama.
6. (to observe bed rest)
a. guardar cama
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.
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