stay with

stay with
ˌstay ˈwith [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they stay with he/she/it stays with present participle staying with past tense stayed with past participle stayed with] phrasal verb
to continue doing something although it is difficult or although other people have stopped doing it

How many students stay with the course?

Thesaurus: to continue something, or to continue to do somethingsynonym
Main entry: stay

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stay with [phrasal verb]
1 stay with (someone)
◇ If something from the past stays with you, you remember it and it continues to influence or affect you in some way.

The memory of that tragic day has stayed with her ever since.

That is an image that has stayed with me.

2 stay with (something) : to continue using or doing (something)

Stay with the medication for a couple more days and see if the rash clears up.

I know the work is hard, but if you just stay with it for a while longer, it'll be done.

3 stay with (someone) : to go or make progress at the same rate as (someone) : to keep even with (someone) in a race, competition, etc.

The other runners struggled to stay with the leader.

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Main Entry:stay

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