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Sunday, December 23, 2012


to stay

Nous sommes restés chez nous hier soir.
We stayed at home last night.

Rester is a regular -er verb that is also among a group of verbs often classified as verbs of motion. The compound tenses of these verbs are conjugated with être rather than avoir. These verbs typically express a state of coming, going or, in this case, staying.

Click here to see how another verb like rester is conjugated.

Vocabulary Section: Verbs, Word of the Day