stay to

stay to something

to remain in a place for something, such as dinner. I hope you will stay to dinner. I stayed to lunch because they were having fried shrimp.
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If one dog breaks the stay, immediately reward those who have remained in the stay to reinforce their appropriate behavior.
Securing a modification of the automatic stay to effect the setoff is not usually very difficult, but must be done to avoid potential penalties for violating the stay.
Despite their assurance two years previous about issuance of a stay to preserve a granted case for argument and decision, the conservatives were balking.
In addition, travelers who charge their Double Dip stay to their Visa(R) card will earn 1,000 HHonors bonus points for each of these additional stays at all HHonors hotels worldwide.