Definition of stay on in English:
Continue to study, work, or be somewhere after others have left: 75 per cent of sixteen-year-olds stay on in full-time education
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- He came to Umist to study business and stayed on for a masters degree at Manchester Business School.
- Mr Latham said graduates were often put off staying on for further study for fear of incurring greater student debts.
- Anyway, A-levels had to change because we have more people staying on to study them than ever before.
Definition of stay on in:
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