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.
To your resting place I visit, place flowers with care, but no one knows my heartache when I turn and leave you there, but your memory is a keepsake from which I'll never part, as you'll always stay within my heart forever, loving wife Eileen.
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.
Harrington, the 2002 Target champion, and Campbell both birdied the 18th hole to stay within a shot of Clarke.
NAHB has also partnered with Green Builder to present Vision House 06, a green building demonstration house that shows how sustainability can work with beautiful design and stay within budgetary constraints.
How do you fight the war on terror and stay within the rules of military engagement?
Anything from an organic smoothie to a margarita, as long as we stay within our budget of around $4.