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stay put meaning

  "stay put" in a sentence
  • Verb: stay put  stey pût
    1. Stay put (in a certain place)
      "Stay put in the corner here!"
      - stay, stick, stick around

    Derived forms: staying put, stays put, stayed put

    Type of: stay in place


  • [American idiom]
    not to move; to stay where one is. (Informal.)
    We've decided to stay put and not to move to Florida.
    If the children just stay put, their parents will come for them soon.

  • [American slang]
    not to move; to stay where one is.
      We've decided to stay put and not to move to Florida.
      If the children just stay put, their parents will come for them soon.
  • stay:    Verb: stay &n ...
  • stay at:    Verb: stay atResid ...
  • stay in:    stay in to remain ...

Examples

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  1. the baby has just learnt to crawl and won't stay put for a minute.
  2. no, r2, you stay put . i'll have a look around
  3. just stay put, all right ? i \'ll come and find you
  4. oh, i have something fun to show you . stay put
  5. these people stay put in one job all their lives

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