stay away from

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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.
He has warned him to stay away from his daughter after everything that transpired between them.
Global Banking News-December 19, 2017--Danish central bank asks investors to stay away from bitcoin
REFUSING to share details on his further move, Navjot Singh Sidhu took on the BJP saying that he resigned as a Rajya Sabha MP because he had been asked to stay away from Punjab, where elections will be held next year.
Tokyo, Japan | AFP -- Japan lifted its tsunami warning on Friday after advising residents to stay away from the sea as about a dozen small waves reached its coast after a powerful earthquake off Chile.
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.
A police spokesman said: "You'd have thought people would take that as a warning to stay away from the river.
Andy warns him to stay away from the wedding, but will he listen?
The K-9 Stay Away insures that pet stay away from all restricted areas of a home.