Staid and Stayed





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Staid and Stayed :



“Staid” is an adjective often used to label somebody who is rather stodgy and dull, a stick-in-the mud.



But in modern English the past tense of the verb “stay” is “stayed”:



“I stayed at the office late hoping to impress my boss.”





























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