remain away

remain away (from someone or something)

to stay away from someone or something. I must ask you to remain away from my daughter. I cannot remain away any longer. I must be with her.
See also: away, remain
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They would doubtless remain away till the dinner hour.
And then finally, when election day came, the packing houses posted a notice that men who desired to vote might remain away until nine that morning, and the same night watchman took Jurgis and the rest of his flock into the back room of a saloon, and showed each of them where and how to mark a ballot, and then gave each two dollars, and took them to the polling place, where there was a policeman on duty especially to see that they got through all right.
It was youth daring Fate, without show or bravado or fear; rolling the honey under his tongue and drawing in its sweetness; youth, that lives for the moment, that can be blind to the threatening future, that can forget the mean past; youth slipping along with some chewing-gum between his teeth and a warm sensation in his stew-crammed stomach, whistling, dreaming, happy; youth, that can, without premeditation, remain away from home and leave udders untapped and pigs unfed; sublime enigma; angering bit of irresponsibility to the Martins of a fiercely practical world.
She could not bear to remain away from it any longer - it was like deserting him - and she hurried swiftly back, accompanied by half-a-dozen labourers, including the drunken man whom the news had sobered, and who was the best man of all.
So you may know he is safe and will be here shortly; he is close at hand and cannot remain away from home much longer; nevertheless I will confirm my words with an oath, and call Jove who is the first and mightiest of all gods to witness, as also that hearth of Ulysses to which I have now come, that all I have spoken shall surely come to pass.
I could leave her, go away from her, remain away from her, without an added pang or any augmented consciousness of that torturing sentiment of distance so acute that often it ends by wearing itself out in a few days.
Casaubon was certain to remain away for some time at the Vatican.
I am sure you will understand my position, and will feel that to remain away one instant longer than is necessary would not only be ungrateful on my part, but perhaps even a crime, for how do I know if my absence may not break his heart?
LAHORE -- Executive Director of Lahore arts council (Alhamra) Capt A(r) Atta Mohammad Khan has directed the producers of stage dramas, Ayenak wala jin, Ala din ka chiragh and Putli Tamasha, to include the scripts for giving education to children to remain away from unknown persons and do not eat anything offered by unknown people.
It is an established bitter fact that AIDS is a killing disease and the doctors are constantly advising the people in general and the AIDS victims in particular to remain away from unhealthy activities and strict to the preventive measures for ensuring their good health.
LAHORE -- Evacuee Trust Property Board Chairman Mohammad Siddiqul Farooq has said that he wanted not any member Sikh community remain away from visiting Janum Asthan.
Omer Ayoub Khan said that due to illness of his mother and latter due to her death he had to remain away from the public for a short period but people of the region always gave him honor and felt him with them.
The Coalition Command also underscores the importance of humanitarian commissions and organizations making beforehand coordination with it before taking a position inside Yemeni cities and advises them to remain away from the places where the Houthi militias are present, so as to evade any side harms, God forbid, wishing our noble endeavor success.
This situation makes it mandatory for us to join hands to achieve the common interests, remain away from anything that may cause sedition and to ensure that our dialogue is constructive.
Figures for the current year could not be collected as KMC officials wanted them to remain away from newspapers.