remain away (from someone or something)

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remain away (from someone or something)

1. To maintain a distance from someone or something. Make sure you remain away from that cliff—one gust of wind could send you flying right over the edge! She warned the children to remain away from the old man who lived on the corner of their neighborhood. I've remained away for so long that I hardly even remember what it's like in this city.
2. To forbear from interacting with someone, engaging in something, or using something. The judge ordered him to remain away from any and all financial business activities for a minimum period of 5 years. I want you to remain away from that group of kids, you hear me? They're trouble! I know that Susan is the wrong woman for me, but I simply cannot bring myself to remain away.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In his comments on the event, he said the entire nation had watched the proceedings of the Senate while the JI had remained away from the drawing room politics and the horse trading in this respect.
Traders closed their shops while lawyers remained away from courts.
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He recalled how his late father remained away from politics, but he was quick to add that Rajkumar never hated politics or politicians.
Both had initially been sent on leave and remained away from the agency's offices until the audit had been completed.
The movement wanted to ensure that the country remained away from the impact of regional crises.
China has remained away from the Indian military events and its presence at the aviation event in Bangalore has remained minimal.
According to opposition activists, the attack was the deadliest against the campus in Aleppo, the second city in the country which for long remained away from the rebellion.
Rahim admitted most officials at the appellant court, water supply department, tribal affairs, child correction centre, public works, Olympic department, Da Afghanistan Bank and rural development remained away from their offices.
He added: "Ms Flynn has remained away from the police and has not acted violently since the incident."
Since the second incident Roxby has remained away from the property but is now seeking to resume possession.
She said now her in-laws and her husband were not ready to accept her after she remained away from her house for seven days, adding her life was ruined by the accused.
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