stay up late

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stay up late

To remain awake past one's usual or required bedtime. I had to stay up late doing my taxes because I left them until the last minute again. We let Johnny stay up late last night so he could count down to midnight with us for New Year's Eve.
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stay up late

to remain awake and out of bed later than usual. I am in the practice of staying up late. I can't stay up late three nights in a row.
See also: late, stay, up