stay within

stay within something

to remain inside something. You will have to stay within the immediate area until things return to normal in the town. Our dog just can't seem to stay within our yard.
See also: stay, within
References in classic literature ?
Norris: "would you have her stay within such a fine day as this?
So go not, good master, for I know right well he doth seek to beguile thee, but stay within the greenwood lest we all meet dole and woe.
The terrible crowd with which these halls and galleries were filled, so shocked me, that I abridged my stay within the shortest limits, and declined to see that portion of the building in which the refractory and violent were under closer restraint.
We have arranged that one of us is to stay within call of the unhappy pair till we can meet together and arrange about taking action.
He, and all sensible folks, were obliged to stay within doors--the window-shutters and doors were closed the whole day; it looked as if the whole house slept, or there was no one at home.
Whether trying to lose weight, stay within your budget or exercise more, a few small changes could work wonders.
I would like to remind other officials to stay within the bounds of their official duties according to their position.
As monarch, she is subject to what is in reality a gagging order which prevents her expressing any views on whether our country should stay within the EU or leave.
Indore/New Delhi/Bhopal, Jan 4 ( ANI ): Madhya Pradesh Industry Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya, who stirred a controversy by advising women to stay within the 'Lakshman rekha' to avoid unwanted consequences, has withdrawn his remark.
The Health Service Executive laid off 120 temporary workers at the facility because management could not stay within budgets.
Brenner told the board last month town services and programs could not be maintained at the current level next year if the budget was to stay within the limits of Proposition 2-1/2.
Agencies must stay within limits set by the legislature
And a further 23 per cent stay within five miles of their old address.
ANOTHER Midland hospital trust has announced job cuts as it struggles to stay within its budget.