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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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.
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.
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.
City fans voted with their feet on Saturday, with thousands remaining away from Ninian Park for the clash with Sunderland.
Soon after that defeat, Moses left SNCC and moved, first to Canada, and then to Tanzania, remaining away from the United States until 1977.
She does go, however, remaining away from the island two years.
The advisory also called for issuing Alert to people residing in or close to river plains and water courses, raising awareness to public with regards to vacating dangerous buildings, remaining away from electric wires and avoid swimming during rain especially in underpasses.
It also insisted on issuing alert to people residing in or close to river plains and water courses and also raising awareness to public with regards to vacating dangerous buildings, remaining away from electric wires and avoid swimming during rain especially in underpasses.
The NDMA had issued necessary pre-emptive measures to be followed during Monsoon season 2018 which included timely clearance of sewerage and drainage systems in all major cities including Rawalpindi, Lahore and Peshawar by the concerned authorities, issuing alert to people residing in and close to river plains and water courses, creating awareness among the public with regards to vacating dangerous buildings, remaining away from electric wires and avoid swimming during rain especially in underpasses, advising vulnerable population not to venture into nullahs and flash flooding routes.
Rescue 1122 Incharge Dr Natiq Hayat told that 20 bodies have been recovered from the hill torrent water, some from near the site of the accident and remaining away from it in nearby villages.
He said that Kashmiris would show to the world by remaining away from the polls that elections couldnt be a substitute to their right to self-determination.