stay away from

See: shun
References in classic literature ?
She was bidden to stay away from Alice Robinson's birthday party, and doomed to wear her dress, stained and streaked as it was, until it was worn out.
It was what I remotely dreaded when I was first impelled to stay away from England.
During the summer, however, I used to stay away from the caves for weeks, sleeping in a tree-shelter I made near the mouth of the slough.
You ask me to stay away from you because you want me
Now if you can't treat just as freely as the rest of thcm, why I know you so well that I know you'd stay away from them.
I had a vast deal more to say to you, but I must not stay away from them not any longer.
You stay away from that kid," he growled, thinking of George Willard, and then, not knowing what else to say, turned to go away.
After a week of mishaps such as these, the two little fellows began to learn the ways of the trade--the names of the different papers, and how many of each to get, and what sort of people to offer them to, and where to go and where to stay away from.
The worthy gentleman used his privilege as a Voltairean noble to stay away from mass; and great indulgence was shown to his irreligion because of his devotion to the royal cause.
Mosul / NINA / Iraqi planes dropped leaflets on the city of Mosul, urging residents to cooperate with the security forces and stay away from gatherings of Daash and also informed them about opening a local radio station to tell them about the fight directives, according to witnesses.
Meanwhile, Marlon tells Laurel to stay away from everyone until she's sober.
We asked if people would stay away from the city centre that day Taylor Rowland, 22, student, of Sunderland, said: "I can understand why people would want to stay away.