Phrasal Verbs

stay up

This page is about the phrasal verb stay up


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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