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Continue to study, work, or be somewhere after others have left:‘75 per cent of sixteen-year-olds stay on in full-time education’
- ‘Ruth now has to decide whether she wants to stay on with the police or continue her studies to become a lawyer.’
- ‘She stayed on to do a course in performance studies that changed her life.’
- ‘Talks to be held during the next seven days could decide whether he stays on at Kendal Town.’
- ‘He came to Umist to study business and stayed on for a masters degree at Manchester Business School.’
- ‘The new deputy leader and former DL TD Liz McManus stays on as health spokeswoman.’
- ‘If he defies the board and stays on until the end of his contract, there is only one outside candidate who could possibly wait until then.’
- ‘When the doorman fails to return, the man stays on and moves seamlessly into the job.’
- ‘Anyway, A-levels had to change because we have more people staying on to study them than ever before.’
- ‘Mr Latham said graduates were often put off staying on for further study for fear of incurring greater student debts.’
- ‘What do you think is going to happen to Education for the next two years if Michel stays on as Minister?’
- ‘If Luke Demspey stays on, we will have a proven manager at a time when the game is changing.’
- ‘If she stays on she has a better chance of going into further or higher education.’
- ‘The government says it wants people to stay on at school and study for A-levels.’
- ‘She stays on as an MP to get re-elected, despite her disillusionment.’
- ‘The decision is particularly difficult because if she stays on in Bulgaria she could forfeit her job in Cardiff.’
- ‘So, he does a series or two and if he's a success, he stays on for a popular run.’
- ‘If he stays on as leader even after a defeat, it will be in the same spirit.’
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