stay on

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Verb1.stay on - continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
abide, bide, stay - dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
hold over - continue a term of office past the normal period of time

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vi (lid etc)draufbleiben; (light)anbleiben; (people)(noch) bleiben; he stayed on for another yearer blieb noch ein Jahr; to stay on at school(in der Schule) weitermachen; to stay on as manager(weiterhin) Geschäftsführer bleiben
References in classic literature ?
I stay on as your friend and from the tremendous interest I take in you till something can be done for you that may be more worth your while.
You'll stay on with me, and we shall both be all right, and I WILL tell you--I WILL.
The Captain of the ship was not afraid, because he had seen storms before, and had sailed his ship through them in safety; but he knew that his passengers would be in danger if they tried to stay on deck, so he put them all into the cabin and told them to stay there until after the storm was over, and to keep brave hearts and not be scared, and all would be well with them.