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.
See also: away, remain
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But Lucy would hear of no pretext for her remaining away in the evenings; she must always come from aunt Glegg's before dinner,--"else what shall I have of you?" said Lucy, with a tearful pout that could not be resisted.
Relevant authorities have also been advised to take steps for raising awareness in public with regards to vacating dangerous buildings, remaining away from electric wires and avoid swimming during rain especially in underpasses.
"We just need to carry this form to our remaining away meetings.
Newcastle United's official website will be showing all three of Newcastle's remaining away pre-season fixtures live on their website, as the final game of their four-game [pounds sterling]4.95 package.
The relevant departments should create awareness in public with regards to vacating dangerous buildings, remaining away from electric wires and avoid swimming during rain, especially in underpasses.
It is heartening that thousands of Chinese engineers, technicians and workers while remaining away from their families on the occasion of this auspicious festival, are engaged in completing national development projects in Pakistan, he said.
'It's quite easy for anyone to speak against the state and its institutions while remaining away in London,' he said.
A THUG footballer will miss his club's remaining away games this season after a court put him on a curfew for headbutting an off-duty paramedic.
The lawyers were regularly observing strike two days in a week on Friday and Saturday but now the scope of the protest strike has been extended to another day and the now lawyers will also observe complete strike on every Friday, Saturday and Monday besides remaining away from the courts after 12:00 noon on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, he added.
"We've two games at Molineux and our remaining away game is Wigan.
Boro fans queue nice and early to buy tickets for the last two remaining away games of |the season 070415BORO_04 PETER REIMANN
"The balance of the fixtures is in our favour because four of our remaining six games are at home, and our two remaining away fixtures are against the Faroes and Finland," said O'Neill.
They also host Namibia and then travel to Canada for their remaining away match.
The grey strip was changed to blue and white stripes the next day and they then won all of their remaining away games.....and the title.
They are two points behind West Brom in the Championship having played a game more than the Baggies, but four of their remaining away games are against teams outside the top ten, so there is plenty of time.