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stay up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio

Translation of stay up in Spanish:

  • 1.1 (not fall or sink) [tent/pole] sostenerse* his trousers won't stay up se le caen los pantalones 1.2 (not go to bed) quedarse levantado I stayed up all night me quedé levantado toda la noche we stayed up late nos quedamos levantados or no nos acostamos hasta tarde don't stay up for me no me esperes levantado
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