This page is about the collocation stay awake
collocation pattern: verb + adjective
to remain awake, or not go to sleep
- I can't stay awake any longer. I'm going to bed.
- You should never keep on driving if you're having trouble staying awake.
Other collocations in which "stay" means "remain" include "stay alive", "stay calm", "stay warm", "stay open", etc.
I couldn't stay awake because I was
Contributor: Matt Errey