stay the night


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stay the night

1. To sleep in another person's house as their guest. My son is staying the night at his friend's house tonight. It's getting late, so why don't you both stay the night in our spare room?
2. By extension, to stay the night in someone's bed, with the implication of having sex with them. Are you sure you're ready for him to stay the night? You've only been going out for a couple weeks. Even when I was in my mid-20s, my parents still didn't allow my girlfriend to stay the night with me.
See also: night, stay

stay the ˈnight

(especially British English) sleep at somebody’s house for one night: You can always stay the night at our house.
See also: night, stay
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Stay the night The White Horse Inn, Fakenham, B& B for two adults and two kids pounds 85 (www.
Families can spend a weekend, stay the night, come for the parade or just the evening concert, with various package prices and admission fees.
With the special Holiday Sleepover Rate, guests can safely and inexpensively stay the night within walking distance of office and holiday parties, or city nightlife and residential areas.
He was scheduled to work Saturday and Sunday, so when he didn't come home his wife assumed that he had decided to stay the night.
Located next to the giant shopping center Cite Europe site and Eurotunnel's Coquelles terminal, the new hotels will be ideal for travelers wanting to stay the night in France before or after just having crossed the Channel.
She wanted to be taken back'' to the friend's house where she had planned to stay the night, the report said.
Guests at Hyatt Regency Lexington will receive free admission to the Southern Lights Show, an elaborate holiday light exhibit and craft show at Kentucky Horse Park, stay the night and then enjoy breakfast for two for $89 a night Nov.