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Phrasal Verbs

stay away from

This page is about the phrasal verb stay away from


If you stay away from something or someone, you don't go near the thing or the person.



For example

  • stay away from sth/sb If a dog barks at you, stay away from it.

  • stay away from sth/sb Parents were worried their children might catch the flu, so they told them to stay away from people who were coughing or sneezing.

Quick Quiz

Children are taught to stay away from

a. plants and flowers

b. friends and family

c. snakes and spiders

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