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 Premier Inn Dundee Central, a family room on April 12 costs pounds 65.
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Stay the night B& B at The Valley Hotel costs pounds 155 per family (www.
Stay the night Premier Inn Whitehaven offers two adult tickets to the Beacon for the price of one when you book a family room.
Rotterdam's most famous landmark has undergone a dramatic facelift with the help of top Dutch designer Jan de Bouvrie and now houses a classy new restaurant and for the first time in the history of the almost 45 year old attraction, it is possible to stay the night.
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.