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stay backTo remain after normal hoursRate 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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back-to-back-to-backsequential or consecutive, in the case of exactly three events.Rate it:

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

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

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stay behindAlternative form of stay-behind.Rate it:

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

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stay behindTo remain where one is, whilst others leave.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 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 the distanceTo persist or continue, especially with regard to something difficult.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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back-to-backWith one's back facing somebody else's back.Rate it:

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back-to-backIdentical or similar and sequential.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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but, satisfaction brought it backa common rejoinder to "curiosity killed the cat"Rate it:

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dial backTo reduce; to restrain.Rate it:

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hold backTo act with reserve; to contain one's full measure or power.Rate it:

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put backTo return something to it's original place.Rate it:

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kick backTo relax.Rate it:

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bounce backTo recover from a negative without seemingly any damage.Rate it:

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take backTo cause to remember some past event or time.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.Rate it:

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back awayOf your attention on the thing in front being avoided.Rate it:

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back inTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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back intoTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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back of beyondA very remote place.Rate it:

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back offTo move backwards away from something.Rate it:

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back offTo become less aggressive, particularly when one had appeared committed to act.Rate it:

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back outTo withdraw from something one has promised to do.Rate it:

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back to the wall(Can we clean up this sense?) A very difficult situation with no beneficial options available for action.Rate it:

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back upAs a security measure.Rate it:

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come backTo return to a place.Rate it:

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drop backOf a quarterback or other player in the backfield, to take a number of steps back from the line of scrimmage immediately after the snap or hike of the ball, to avoid defenders.Rate it:

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fall backTo retreat.Rate it:

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go backTo return to a place.Rate it:

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go back onTo be treacherous or faithless to; betray; as, to go back on friends.Rate it:

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go back to square onerevert to the beginning and start all over againRate it:

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hold backTo contain; stop.Rate it:

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