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stay in

To remain in one's home, especially as an alternative to some social activity outside the house. My friends love hitting the bars on the weekend, but I'm so tired by the time Friday rolls around that I usually prefer to just stay in with a good book.
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stay in (something)

to remain inside a place or thing; to stay indoors. Please stay in the house. It's too cold to go outside. You should stay in when it's this cold.
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stay in

v.
To remain at home and refrain from taking part in social activities: I stayed in last night and rented a movie.
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In Nevada, physicians are leaving practice altogether or moving to California, where there is a more effective law that will permit them to stay in business and get insurance at a reasonable price, said the AMA's Palmisano.
He couldn't stay in hiding forever, she told him, and if he showed himself too often in public he would surely be arrested.
A high persistency rate means a high percentage of policies stay in force to the end of the coverage period.
Following an international letter-writing campaign, Diop was allowed to stay in France, but the government made it clear that it was making a humanitarian exception.