stick close

See: adhere, cohere
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I had but newly finished my fence, and began to enjoy my labour, when the rains came on, and made me stick close to my first habitation; for though I had made me a tent like the other, with a piece of a sail, and spread it very well, yet I had not the shelter of a hill to keep me from storms, nor a cave behind me to retreat into when the rains were extraordinary.
May be, the rise of younger stars has made the Khans realise this is the time to stick close to each other and pool in a consecrated fan base.
To think about special situations in an even more complex way, to make the enemy situation even more dangerous, to make the battlefield environment even more lifelike, is an important path in order for the navy and air force to stick close to the demands of real combat and accelerate its transformative production model for fighting strength," division commander Tian Junqing was quoted as saying.
After a surprise setback to National University Wednesday, the Lady Spikers booked their third win in four contests to stick close to defending champion Ateneo (3-0).
Now the Blackburn boss may be forced to stick close to the side that shared a dull goalless draw with struggling Sheffield Wednesday on Boxing Day.
To create the illusion of limpid eyelids use NARS Matte eye shadow in Biarritz, a bone-coloured neutral, then stick close to the lash line and apply a very thin line of YSL Noir Liquid Eyeliner.
We were able to keep the existing contractors on the job and stick close to the original plans, which prevented a lot of headaches.
Keeper Donald Gow said: "Eve is a little shy and tends to stick close to mum.
After winning Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, Romney will, when the Republican circus switches to South Carolina, stick close to his strategy of not being any of the other candidates.
Older people who stick close to home may increase their risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD), new research suggests.
Liam is a young and active dog who will stick close to you until there is something more interesting happening.
But it's not all about the past, as John will also be meeting some of the people who still stick close to the tracks, and ponders what his trip can tell him about the country's future.