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execution styleResembling an execution; with the victim aware, but unable to defend himself or resist.Rate it:

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if you don't want to slip up, stay out of slippery placesTo avoid temptation, triggers, Toxicity Or anything that doesn't do you any justice mentally or otherwise. To Stay away from if not to be tempted to repeat mistakes.Rate it:

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stay the distanceTo persist or continue, especially with regard to something difficult.Rate it:

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stay wokeFirst used by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter in a 1938 interview afterword of his song Scottsboro Boys-named for nine Black teenagers and young men falsely accused of raping two white women in Alabama in 1931. Lead Belly knew the Scottsboro boys, and urged Black listeners and Black persons traveling through that area in Alabama to "Stay Woke" (be vigilant, cautious, and alert) in the spoken afterword to the song. Lead Belly's direct relative, Global Activist and Equality Advocate Greshun De Bouse began the #STAYWOKELEADBELLY movement to acknowledge the phrase's origin, and redefine its present-day meaning as a more generalized, all-inclusive phrase admonishing all to be cognizant of past, present, and future world occurrences.Rate it:

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stay behindAlternative form of stay-behind.Rate it:

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stay upTo remain awake, to not go to bed.Rate it:

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go ahead.....make me stay!!A comical spin on the original phrase expressed by Clint Eastwood in the film entitled "Dirty Harry";.i.e. "Go ahead....make my day!!"Rate it:

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here to staypresent, and set to remain permanently.Rate it:

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stay backTo keep one's distance from a place, often because of some danger.Rate it:

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stay backTo remain after normal hoursRate it:

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stay behindUsed other than as an idiom: see stay, behind.Rate it:

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stay behindTo remain in a classroom or school at the end of teaching, especially to receive punishment.Rate it:

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stay behindTo remain where one is, whilst others leave.Rate it:

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stay hungryTo maintain a strong motivation to achieve or compete; to avoid complacency.Rate it:

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stay inTo remain at home.Rate it:

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stay onto continue in a place or situation, while others leave.Rate it:

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stay outTo spend the evening out of one's house.Rate it:

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stay outTo outstay; to stay longer than.Rate it:

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stay overStay overnight in a place away from one's home, sleep over.Rate it:

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stay putTo remain in one fixed place.Rate it:

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stay the courseTo persist or continue.Rate it:

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stay togetherTo remain loyal in times of stress or difficulty; to avoid separation despite pressure to do so.Rate it:

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stay tunedTo remain as a listener or viewer of the particular radio station or television channel to which one is currently paying attention.Rate it:

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stay tunedTo wait or remain alert (for new developments or for further information).Rate it:

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the more things change, the more they stay the sameA proverb making the observation that turbulent changes do not affect reality on a deeper level other than to cement the status quo.Rate it:

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come along!Join me, move forward, let's stay together.Rate it:

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keep at arm's lengthStay at a distance, away from one's body.Rate it:

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keep your hair onAn admonition to stay calm.Rate it:

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put down rootsTo do things which show that one wishes to stay put.Rate it:

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social distanceTo stay far from someoneRate it:

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keep it between the ditchesTo stay out of trouble or follow a righteous (God-fearing) path.Rate it:

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break evenTo stay the same; to neither advance nor regress.Rate it:

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hang aboutTo stay, linger or loiter.Rate it:

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keep inTo require a pupil to stay after school as a punishment.Rate it:

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keep out ofTo stay away from a place or condition.Rate it:

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vicar of brayA person who changes their beliefs and principles to stay popular with people above them is a Vicar of Bray. The religious upheavals in England from 1533 to 1559 and from 1633 to 1715 made it almost impossible for any individual to comply with the successive religious requirements of the state.Rate it:

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wait upTo stay awake waiting for somebody to return.Rate it:

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wild-goose chaseA task whose execution is inordinately complex relative to the value of the outcome.Rate it:

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stick aroundTo stay; to linger; to remain.Rate it:

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hang aroundTo stay, linger or loiter.Rate it:

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based on experiencethe purpose or a new work can be designed having few numbers or data from the previous successful execution.Rate it:

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keep a cool headto keep one's cool; to stay calmRate it:

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keep downTo lie low. To stay concealed by not standing up.Rate it:

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keep offTo stay or cause to stay at a distance.Rate it:

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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.Rate it:

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not your circus, not your monkeysIt's none of your business; an exhortation to stay out of a volatile or delicate situation.Rate it:

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or elseGo now, or else you'll have to stay all night.Rate it:

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à la lanterneS’emploie pour réclamer l’exécution d’un adversaire politique.Rate it:

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bad offan extreme or severe situation i.e. badly beaten, in poor health or poor mental well being i.e. hurt, not doing well, struggling to stay alive, etc.; can also mean poor financially or bad in some other wayRate it:

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bed blockerAn elderly hospitalized person who is too infirm to return home but not sufficiently ill to necessitate continued hospitalization, creating a situation in which his or her hospital stay is prolonged while authorities or relatives search for a suitable placement amid the scarce resources of nursing homes or other long-term care facilities.Rate it:

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