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stay away

(from someone or something) Go to away (from someone or something).
See also: away, stay

stay away

v.
1. To remain at a distance from something or someone, especially from a place where one should not be: Stay away—my cold is contagious! I warned the children to stay away from the abandoned mine.
2. stay away from To refrain from doing, using, or engaging in something: My parents warned me to stay away from drugs.
See also: away, stay
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The leaflets called citizens to stay away from gatherings of Daash as much as possible for fear of being subjected to injuries through Iraqi air strikes faced by Iraqi aircraft on Daash organization in Mosul "/ End
Callum Wood, 22, sales assistant at Geek Retreat, of Heaton, said: "I would stay away from the areas where the protests are going on, to avoid the hassle.
The K-9 Stay Away insures that pet stay away from all restricted areas of a home.
India-based Shriram Group could stay away from the banking business.
Pistorius must also stay away from all airports and is banned from his home in Pretoria, where his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp died in the early hours of Valentine's Day.
11, Clinton, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, dismissed, $50 victim witness assessment; two counts of assault and battery, sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until June 22, 2012, anger management, stay away, no contact with victim; disorderly conduct, sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until June 22, 2012, stay away, no contact with victims; disturbing the peace, dismissed; intimidation of a witness, dismissed; assault to commit a felony, dismissed; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, dismissed.
He admitted: "I wasn't going to tell him to stay away, but I think he is going to.
SOME actors don't believe in award ceremonies and stay away.
Carol, Leicester Stay away from Ascot snow Ascot looks like making every effort, so I hope the snow stays away.
Summary: The ISF warned citizens Monday to stay away from the banks of the Nahr Ibrahim river from January 4 to January 7 as river channel cleaning works might cause heavy floods.
HUDDERSFIELD youngsters have been urged to stay away from building sites.
THE leader of Denbighshire council has agreed to stay away from matches at Ruthin Town FC amid a bitter row that has led to one coach resigning.
The public were warned yesterday to stay away from the area of a major cliff fall on the Isle of Wight.
Almost all respondents (97%) would wash their hands [greater than or equal to] 5 times each day if requested, and 86% would definitely or probably be willing to stay away from public gatherings (unspecified) if asked.
I told him he better stay away from my guy, and I would stay away from him.