In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(in specified place, position)quedarsepermanecer formalhe stayed in the country for two weeks — se quedó dos semanas en el país
- stay there — no te muevas de ahí
- stay close to us — no te alejes de nosotros
- (to dog) stay! — ¡quieto!
- he managed to stay ahead — logró mantenerse a la cabeza
- The villas we stayed in were positioned half way up a hill.
- The rest of the crowd consists of family friends whom Tristan doesn't know, as well as a couple of guests staying at the Inn through the holidays.
- Her parents are unable to care for her and the hospital she is temporarily staying in is poorly equipped.
- She is a special guest who stays at the hotel on her regular bi-annual visits to Pattaya.
- Do you mind if he stays with you while we go see your mother?
- The 30 people staying at the guest house had been woken up by the noise and he had told them it was not a normal occurrence here.
- I'll pay for your round-trip ticket and you can stay in the guest room at my house.
- We stayed overnight at a hotel, and in the morning we went to a train station.
- We stayed down there and our friends put us up in a hotel overnight, he added.
- They're staying in a friend's vacant apartment to save on costs.
- I've been staying down South, but I have to head off again straight away and I don't want to be lugging this thing round.
- They all stayed with local families and a busy schedule of activities was organised.
- I usually stayed in the guest room with Terry during those days.
- The young people would stay there temporarily until a site was found to construct a purpose-built hostel for the scheme.
- At Mandarin Oriental hotels, people don't just stay the night, they feel part of a club.
- That night the four brothers stayed in the guest chambers of the castle.
- We really are pleased with Rosaleen and hope she will continue to stay with us in Pound Street.
- Call your house and tell them you're staying at a friend's house because you don't want to drive home and stay the night with me.
- ‘Imagine that you have guests staying with you,’ he continued.
- We're going to stay overnight at a hotel here.
1.2(in specified state)stay still/single — quédate quieto/soltero
- please try and stay sober — por favor trata de no emborracharte
- we stayed friends despite everything — seguimos siendo amigos a pesar de todo
- I couldn't stay awake — no podía mantenerme despierto
- long may it stay that way — ojalá siga así muchos años
- it's forecast to stay wet — pronostican que va a seguir lloviendo
2.1(remain, not leave)quedarseshe didn't stay to the end — no se quedó hasta el final
- I mustn't stay late — no debo quedarme hasta tarde
- can you stay to / for dinner? — ¿te puedes quedar a cenar?
- This year they've decided to stay in their village because it just isn't safe to leave their home and head for Baghdad.
- Lee decided to stay in New Zealand and her attention was drawn back into the arts.
- She later called to explain she had decided to stay at the Lancashire resort for longer.
- Irene decided to stay in Ireland for the time being and has starred in several of Bryan's shows since.
- He almost came here, as a lot of us did, and then he decided to stay in Canada.
- Edward was scheduled to sit another of his exams on Monday and had decided to stay at home on Sunday to study.
- She decided not to stay at her home that night and later found it had been entered during the night and some pictures had been broken.
- Alex's mother went to Greece for a holiday, met his father, fell in love, and decided to stay there.
- He has decided to stay in Erinsborough, and he will be moving in with Lou.
- If Hernan decides to stay, I don't want him coming to me later and saying he wants to go.
- Maddie, at the last minute, decided to stay behind and finish some work on deadline.
- After a nap, we realise the march has begun without us and decide to stay in bed.
- I could have stayed, but I decided that I wouldn't have been playing often enough.
- Anni was supposed to have been with him in the car that day but she decided to stay home with their two young children.
- The gig was so successful the band decided to stay together, and since then Wards Xpress has released three albums.
- We decided not to stay here, as there were better beaches to be found.
- As our building was hurricane safe and off the ocean, my husband and I decided to stay in our condo.
- It was up to the employee to decide whether to stay in a stressful job.
- It was so hot we decided to stay outside at half time for our team talk.
- Several of the passengers decided to stay in that city and refused to go on to Little Rock.
2.2(reside temporarily)quedarsehospedarsealojarsequedarseI'm staying with friends — estoy en casa de unos amigos
- we stayed at the Hilton — nos hospedamos / nos alojamos / nos quedamos en el Hilton
- he's staying with us over Easter — va a pasar la Semana Santa con nosotros
- my aunt came to stay — mi tía vino a quedarse unos días
- can Matthew stay the night? — ¿Matthew se puede quedar a dormir / a pasar la noche?
3arcaico(wait)¡espera!¡un segundo!¡un momento!
1(survive)(pace/distance) aguantar(pace/distance) resistir
- There's always been rumors that casinos pump oxygen into their casinos, so people stay awake more.
- According to Edward's family, he had long reformed and had managed to stay out of trouble.
- At least he has managed to stay positive about things, and he has told us he will aim for the next World Cup.
- I can only hope that those who believe in freedom can stay strong and maintain the edge we need to persevere.
- Good players manage to stay in a positive energy sector, no matter how the game's standing is.
- But he has trouble staying calm under pressure.
- All the big powers have managed to stay at peace so I suppose it achieved something.
- We just stayed up to watch the Oscars!
- How do people stay awake during the day?
- How many guys stay healthy for a full season?
- She and her mother stayed up until midnight playing board games and drinking their tea.
- She was having some trouble staying alive.
- Even though he finally understood that he would never see his mom again, he still stayed silent.
- Hanging with older friends can work if you stay true to who you are.
- You just stay in school, do the right thing and work hard and compete and you'll win, all right?
- How he manages to stay so calm and hold off his anger for so long is beyond me.
- What can any of us do to help our kids stay healthy?
- Well, of course the costs have continued to go up while the prices have stayed down.
- An independent adjudicator will now decide whether the school stays open or closes.
- No one wanted to see him stay in power and gradually rebuild his military capability, yet there he is.
2(suspend)(execution/sentence) suspendersomething stayed her — algo la detuvo
- Accordingly the Divisional Court allowed the appeal, remitted the matter to the arbitrator and stayed the oppression remedy proceeding.
- If the claim is a provable one, then, as soon as the bankruptcy proceeding is set in motion all proceedings to collect on a debt are stayed.
- Well, I will make an order that those two matters be permanently stayed and that the plaintiffs pay the defendant's costs.
- The relief may consist of staying the foreclosure proceedings or providing for a decrease in the payments during the period of service.
- I would not be minded to stay the execution of the District Court judgment in any circumstances.
- The respondent moves now to stay these proceedings including the pending trial.
- The plaintiffs sought an order staying the Mayor's directive.
- The trial judge refused to stay the proceedings or to exclude evidence pursuant to section 78.
- For the following reasons, the Application to stay the Plaintiff's action is granted.
- The justice stayed the execution of a warrant pending this application.
- This is too narrow an approach to adopt when considering whether an application for judicial review should be stayed.
- The first respondent applied for orders that the proceedings be stayed unless the applicant provides security for costs.
- Does the English Court have Jurisdiction to stay the Part 20 Proceedings?
- Last, and in the alternative, the defendant seeks an order staying the enforcement of the summary judgment if granted.
- We come next to the abuse of process argument, and whether the judge should have stayed the indictment on the basis that the defendant could not have a fair trial.
- We are simply seeking to stay the proceedings on jurisdictional grounds.
- He subsequently applied to a judge of the Federal Court for an order staying the immigration inquiry pending the hearing of the judicial review.
- A higher court stayed his acquittal and ordered him detained while the finding at trial was reconsidered.
- After the high court order was stayed, the Supreme Court directed that all commercial and hired vehicles should turn gas vehicles, he added.
- The Rhode Island court will have to consider whether in the exercise of its own jurisdiction it should stay the proceedings before it.
1(time)estadía femenino América Latinaestancia femenino México Españaduring our stay in Madrid — durante nuestra estadía en Madrid América Latina
- I'd like to go for a longer stay — me gustaría ir a quedarme más tiempo
- after an overnight stay in Paris — después de hacer noche / después de pernoctar en París
- during her stay in hospital — mientras estuvo en el hospital
- He also says he has been four years in a job for which the average stay has been two years.
- It's not the first time the whale has checked out the gates during his stay.
- Her relatives and friends want to wish her a good journey home to England and hope she had a pleasant and fun stay.
- Chinese nationals were eligible to apply for residence or temporary stays in Taiwan if they met certain conditions, Chen said.
- This trip is over a weekend and will include an overnight stay in a five-star hotel.
- He lost the gamble, however, as 55 per cent voted against his stay in power.
- The length of her stay in hospital will depend on the doctors' assessment of her condition, said a royal aide.
- Instead of leaving when their initial terms are over, many of the temporary visitors are extending their stays and even making Skipton their permanent home.
- He says it appears the resort is recruiting mainly from Brisbane and Sydney, with an average stay of six months.
- In the mid 1980s she came home early from the annual royal stay in Scotland.
- Visitors are able to rent the houses for the weekend or short midweek stays.
- Sligo also has one of the lowest average lengths of stay in hospital in the country at five days.
- During their stays abroad many American visitors to Europe also traveled together in small groups to share in the joys of discovery.
- When she returned for a brief stay, she ran into an old acquaintance.
- The combination of comfortable accommodation, stunning scenery and fantastic hosts adds up to a more than memorable stay.
- Comprehensive geriatric assessments can delay the onset of disability and decrease permanent nursing home stays.
- What are your recipes for being a good guest, for weekend or overnight stays?
- All the money raised by the walk will help fund Jack and his parents' three-week stay at the John Tracy Clinic, in Los Angeles.
- Shocked by the state of the borough during his 10 month stay he decided to use the streets as a canvas for highlighting problems he saw.
- It would involve at most an overnight stay in hospital, he explained.
2.1Arquitectura Construcciónsoporte masculinopuntal masculino
2.2stays pluralIndumentaria Historiacorsé masculino
- To borrow the corset metaphor, it's clear that we need to loosen our stays rather than stiffen them further, if we are to achieve optimum comfort and good function.
- Thankfully the fashion gurus have stopped short of the tightly laced stays that warped the ribs of our great grand mothers.
- Products made from the animal were oil for lamps and candles whereas the bones were used for stays, corsets and collars.
- She ran as fast as her stays and petticoat would allow to that pond she could see so clearly in her mind.
- The favourite shaping material of stays was whalebone, cut into thin strips and sewn in a fan pattern to make the torso appear rounder.
1(rope, wire)estay masculino
- Britannia footbridge has been lifted into place and the cable stays are being fitted to support the bridge.
- The cable stays were then stressed to their final length.
- The stays were prefabricated parallel wire cables.
- The mast will not come down until something else has broken because as long as all the stays and such are in place, the mast will stay.
- A few minutes later I was shinning up the mast to whip a flag halyard to the stays.
- The solid awning was supported by vertical stays.
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