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PatiC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

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Why is the "quedarse + gerund" translated throughout as "stay...". I'm a native U.S. English speaker, and I don't know anyone who would say that someone "stays doing" anything. We'd say the person "keep doing...". 

Pati Ecuamiga

Asked 10 months ago
PatiC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

typo ---- we'd say the person(s)  "keeps...", "keep", or "kept...",

Pati Ecuamiga

InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Pati,

The English has been changed. 

Gracias y saludos

Inma

RC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

For what it's worth, I would have preferred it to remain as "stays". The English is awkward, but I like having the more literal translation because it helps connect to other meanings of "quedar". 

English translation

Why is the "quedarse + gerund" translated throughout as "stay...". I'm a native U.S. English speaker, and I don't know anyone who would say that someone "stays doing" anything. We'd say the person "keep doing...". 

Pati Ecuamiga

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