stay on

phrasal verb

stayed on; staying on; stays on
: to continue to work at a job
She thought about retiring, but she finally decided to stay on for a few more years.
After she graduated, she stayed on at the college, working in the alumnae office.
: to continue taking (a medication, drug, etc.)
I have to stay on the antibiotics for a full two weeks.

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“Stay on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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