stay under

stay under (something)

1. To remain hidden, blanketed, or protected beneath some physical covering. Make sure you stay under these fire-retardant blankets until we've managed to escape the burning area. I was so tired that I just wanted to stay under the covers all day long.
2. To remain concealed or protected by some state or condition. We'll stay under the darkness of night while we make our escape. This money will stay under the protection of her legal guardians she reaches the age of majority.
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stay under (something)

to remain concealed or protected beneath something, You had better stay under the blankets until I get the fire started in the fireplace. Stay under and keep warm.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Beware that an automatic stay under this rule may, under certain conditions, be dissolved.