remain in (something or some place)

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remain in (something or some place)

1. To continue to be inside of something or some place. We need someone to remain in the house in case Lauren shows up late. He was instructed by the judge to remain in the country while out of prison on bail.
2. To continue to be a member of a group, organization, company, etc. I decided to remain in the army, despite my negative experiences. She said she would remain in the company for at least a year.
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remain in (something)

 
1. to stay within something. Please remain in the house today. It is too cold to go out. You should remain in because the weather is bad.
2. to stay in an organization as a member. He remained in the Boy Scouts until he was sixteen. I will remain in the teacher's union for many years.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Tom, looking round with some anxiety at this announcement of his prospects, unthinkingly withdrew a small rattle he was amusing baby Moss with, whereupon she, being a baby that knew her own mind with remarkable clearness, instantaneously expressed her sentiments in a piercing yell, and was not to be appeased even by the restoration of the rattle, feeling apparently that the original wrong of having it taken from her remained in all its force.
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