English English Dictionary

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stay in English:

1. remain remain


Cesar Chavez asked that strikers remain non-violent even though farm owners and their supporters sometimes used violence.
remain happy
It may not appeal to some, but I prefer to remain a salaried man; I don't have to worry so much about making both ends meet.
If two past lovers can remain friends, it's either because they are still in love, or they never were.
In addition many groups have been formed so that the elderly can socialize with one another and remain active participants in American life.
In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.
We’ve all heard of outdated laws that remain on the books from earlier times, many of which are good for a few laughs.
Many people never get it right and end up landing jobs in government. How they do it will forever remain a mystery.
Temperatures around the world are rising but inside the cave it remains cool even in summer
Malzahar summons a Voidling that remains on the field until it is killed or 21 seconds have passed
This person's identity must remain unknown because he is a spy; if people find out who he really is, he will have to leave the country.
Despite threats of strike action, the management remain hopeful that an agreement can be reached.
The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it. The company remains one of the biggest in the world.
If in fact the requisition is never routed for approval but is saved as open, these approvers will remain on the Approvals tab with no dates associated with conducting an approval.

2. stop stop


Stop!
If we stop here, we'll be right back where we started!
Lost in thought, I missed my stop.
I think it's time for me to stop allowing her to always have her own way.
If you stop and relax, this will relieve the tension and stress in your shoulders.
It's nearly lunchtime. Why don't we stop to have a bite to eat?
They'll stop at nothing to achieve their political goals.
Would you please stop singing so loudly? This is not a cheap drinking place.
We must stop using ozone-depleting chemicals immediately.
Imagine if you started hiccoughing and you couldn't stop.
There are shuttle buses that stop at several hotels in Tokyo.
You know that your English is good when people stop complimenting you on how good your English is.
I'm a bit down because a blogger friend of mine has decided to stop blogging.
Why don't we stop arguing over these piddling matters and get to the issues at hand?
We had to stop over in San Francisco for two hours due to the fog.

3. remain in the same place



English word "stay"(remain in the same place) occurs in sets:

Most common verbs 51 - 100

4. stay


Stay with us.
During his stay in London, he is going to visit his cousin.
Our vacation was so much fun that we decided to stay an extra week.
The people in the next room stay up until all hours doing God knows what.
The bank robber shouted, "Stay where you are, all of you!"
Tom could hardly believe his ears when he heard that Mary was coming back home to stay.
I think he should stay away from drugs of any sort.
Though his stay in Europe was transient, Spenser felt he had learned much more about interactions with other people from traveling than he did at college.
Tom can't stay for long so let's get the meeting started.
If you stay at a big hotel, you can use their swimming pool.
Something you should know about me is that I stay up until late at night.
Stay home so that you can answer the phone.
Until what time does your pharmacy stay open?
She took full advantage of her stay in London to improve her English.
People stay in one place while meditating.

English word "stay"(stay) occurs in sets:

Vocabulary 6

5. remain calm in difficult situations