stay within (something)

stay within (something)

To remain inside the perimeter of some area or boundary. Contestants have to stay within their designated areas during the competition. We use an electric fence to make sure the animals stay within our property.
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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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