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Phrasal Verbs

stay up

This page is about the phrasal verb stay up

Meaning: If you stay up, you don't go to bed at the usual time.

For example:

  • stay up Jeff is sleepy today because he stayed up late last night looking at Web sites.

  • stay up I wonder how many of our students stayed up all night studying for the exam.

Quick Quiz:

Kylie stayed up all night, so today she's

a. very lively

b. really tired

c. fully rested

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