To stay behind is to remain in a place when other people leave it
Examples of use:
1. He was badly behaved at college and had to stay behind at the end of the day.
2. We stayed behind to tidy up the mess after the conference.
3. Are you going home now?
No, I’m staying behind to finish this work.
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Can you think of any ways to use the phrasal verb ‘stay behind‘ in a sentence?
Have you ever had to stay behind at school?
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