[Grammar] A transitional event verb used in 'Last week the work stopped for three days'.

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1. The work has stopped for three days. :cross:
2. The work stopped three days ago. :tick:
3. Last week the work stopped for three days. :?:

As 'stop' is a transitional event verb, I think 1 is not correct but 2 is.
How about 3? Is it correct?
 

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3 is fine. 1 would also work if, say, we were on day one of a three-day stoppage.
 

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My Google found 22 examples of 'go there for a week'.
I think it means 'go there and stay for a week'.
Is it correct to omit 'and stay' above?
 

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Can 'and stay' be omitted from 'I will go to Japan and stay for a week'?
 

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It's inessential information, but it doesn't do any harm to say it. Or omit it- if you're going to Japan for a week, you will be staying there.
 
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