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  1. keannu's Avatar
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    #1

    I will stay home

    Do the two both work or does only one work? 1 is rarely heard.

    ex1)I will stay home
    ex2)I will stay at home.

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    #2

    Re: I will stay home

    #1 is quite common and perhaps a little more informal than #2.

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    #3

    Re: I will stay home

    #2 is more common in BrE but #1 is certainly used.

    Note that it only works with "[at] home", ie we don't say "I will stay work" or "I will stay the bar".
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 01-Jul-2012 at 08:56. Reason: Typo
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: I will stay home

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    1 is rarely heard.
    I agree with Mister Micawber that it is quite common, and I think it is getting used more and more.

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