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 — permaneció dos semanas en el país formal
- 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
- We stayed down there and our friends put us up in a hotel overnight, he added.
- That night the four brothers stayed in the guest chambers of the castle.
- 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.
- 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.
- We're going to stay overnight at a hotel here.
- 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.
- ‘Imagine that you have guests staying with you,’ he continued.
- The young people would stay there temporarily until a site was found to construct a purpose-built hostel for the scheme.
- We stayed overnight at a hotel, and in the morning we went to a train station.
- The villas we stayed in were positioned half way up a hill.
- 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.
- They're staying in a friend's vacant apartment to save on costs.
- At Mandarin Oriental hotels, people don't just stay the night, they feel part of a club.
- She is a special guest who stays at the hotel on her regular bi-annual visits to Pattaya.
- I usually stayed in the guest room with Terry during those days.
- Her parents are unable to care for her and the hospital she is temporarily staying in is poorly equipped.
- I'll pay for your round-trip ticket and you can stay in the guest room at my house.
- We really are pleased with Rosaleen and hope she will continue to stay with us in Pound Street.
- They all stayed with local families and a busy schedule of activities was organised.
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?
- I could have stayed, but I decided that I wouldn't have been playing often enough.
- 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.
- Lee decided to stay in New Zealand and her attention was drawn back into the arts.
- Edward was scheduled to sit another of his exams on Monday and had decided to stay at home on Sunday to study.
- He almost came here, as a lot of us did, and then he decided to stay in Canada.
- It was up to the employee to decide whether to stay in a stressful job.
- Anni was supposed to have been with him in the car that day but she decided to stay home with their two young children.
- Alex's mother went to Greece for a holiday, met his father, fell in love, and decided to stay there.
- 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.
- He has decided to stay in Erinsborough, and he will be moving in with Lou.
- It was so hot we decided to stay outside at half time for our team talk.
- Irene decided to stay in Ireland for the time being and has starred in several of Bryan's shows since.
- 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.
- Several of the passengers decided to stay in that city and refused to go on to Little Rock.
- This year they've decided to stay in their village because it just isn't safe to leave their home and head for Baghdad.
- She later called to explain she had decided to stay at the Lancashire resort for longer.
- If Hernan decides to stay, I don't want him coming to me later and saying he wants to go.
- As our building was hurricane safe and off the ocean, my husband and I decided to stay in our condo.
2.2(reside temporarily)quedarse(in a hotel etc) hospedarse(in a hotel etc) alojarse(in a hotel etc) quedarseI'm staying with friends — me estoy quedando 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?
3archaic(wait)¡espera!¡un segundo!¡un momento!
1(survive)(distance/pace) aguantar(pace/distance) resistir
- 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.
- We just stayed up to watch the Oscars!
- She and her mother stayed up until midnight playing board games and drinking their tea.
- But he has trouble staying calm under pressure.
- Even though he finally understood that he would never see his mom again, he still stayed silent.
- How he manages to stay so calm and hold off his anger for so long is beyond me.
- How do people stay awake during the day?
- You just stay in school, do the right thing and work hard and compete and you'll win, all right?
- At least he has managed to stay positive about things, and he has told us he will aim for the next World Cup.
- All the big powers have managed to stay at peace so I suppose it achieved something.
- Good players manage to stay in a positive energy sector, no matter how the game's standing is.
- She was having some trouble staying alive.
- According to Edward's family, he had long reformed and had managed to stay out of trouble.
- Hanging with older friends can work if you stay true to who you are.
- No one wanted to see him stay in power and gradually rebuild his military capability, yet there he is.
- How many guys stay healthy for a full season?
- What can any of us do to help our kids stay healthy?
- I can only hope that those who believe in freedom can stay strong and maintain the edge we need to persevere.
- There's always been rumors that casinos pump oxygen into their casinos, so people stay awake more.
2(suspend)(execution/sentence) suspendersomething stayed her — algo la detuvo
- This is too narrow an approach to adopt when considering whether an application for judicial review should be stayed.
- We are simply seeking to stay the proceedings on jurisdictional grounds.
- The first respondent applied for orders that the proceedings be stayed unless the applicant provides security for costs.
- The plaintiffs sought an order staying the Mayor's directive.
- He subsequently applied to a judge of the Federal Court for an order staying the immigration inquiry pending the hearing of the judicial review.
- The trial judge refused to stay the proceedings or to exclude evidence pursuant to section 78.
- Does the English Court have Jurisdiction to stay the Part 20 Proceedings?
- The Rhode Island court will have to consider whether in the exercise of its own jurisdiction it should stay the proceedings before it.
- The justice stayed the execution of a warrant pending this application.
- Last, and in the alternative, the defendant seeks an order staying the enforcement of the summary judgment if granted.
- I would not be minded to stay the execution of the District Court judgment in any circumstances.
- After the high court order was stayed, the Supreme Court directed that all commercial and hired vehicles should turn gas vehicles, he added.
- 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.
- 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.
- A higher court stayed his acquittal and ordered him detained while the finding at trial was reconsidered.
- Accordingly the Divisional Court allowed the appeal, remitted the matter to the arbitrator and stayed the oppression remedy proceeding.
- 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.
- The respondent moves now to stay these proceedings including the pending trial.
- For the following reasons, the Application to stay the Plaintiff's action is granted.
1(time)estadía feminine Latin Americaestancia feminine Mexico Spainduring our stay in Madrid — durante nuestra estadía en Madrid Latin America
- 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 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.
- 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's not the first time the whale has checked out the gates during his stay.
- During their stays abroad many American visitors to Europe also traveled together in small groups to share in the joys of discovery.
- 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.
- Chinese nationals were eligible to apply for residence or temporary stays in Taiwan if they met certain conditions, Chen said.
- 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.
- 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.
- This trip is over a weekend and will include an overnight stay in a five-star hotel.
- Sligo also has one of the lowest average lengths of stay in hospital in the country at five days.
- Her relatives and friends want to wish her a good journey home to England and hope she had a pleasant and fun stay.
- He also says he has been four years in a job for which the average stay has been two years.
- He says it appears the resort is recruiting mainly from Brisbane and Sydney, with an average stay of six months.
- 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.
- Comprehensive geriatric assessments can delay the onset of disability and decrease permanent nursing home stays.
- It would involve at most an overnight stay in hospital, he explained.
2.1Architecture Buildingsoporte masculinepuntal masculine
2.2stays pluralClothing Historycorsé masculine
- The favourite shaping material of stays was whalebone, cut into thin strips and sewn in a fan pattern to make the torso appear rounder.
- Products made from the animal were oil for lamps and candles whereas the bones were used for stays, corsets and collars.
- 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.
- She ran as fast as her stays and petticoat would allow to that pond she could see so clearly in her mind.
- Thankfully the fashion gurus have stopped short of the tightly laced stays that warped the ribs of our great grand mothers.
1(rope, wire)estay masculine
- The stays were prefabricated parallel wire cables.
- 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 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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