stay off

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Verb1.stay off - refrain from entering or walking onto; "keep off the grass"; "stay off the premises"
avoid - stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
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w>stay off

(from work etc) → zu Hause bleiben
vi +prep obj
(= not go on)nicht betreten
to stay off work/schoolnicht zur Arbeit/Schule gehen; to stay off the bottle (inf)die Flasche nicht anrühren (inf)
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The police have urged drivers to stay off the roads.
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However, it was gathered that the leadership of PASAN had in a letter dated December 14, 2018, to the National Assembly Service Commission notified it of the union's intention to resume the suspended strike and as well instructing the union members to stay off their respective duties.
'We didn't ask any of our members to stay off the roads,' said Irshad Bukhari of the Karachi Transport Ittehad.
Government put the saccos in a Catch 22 situation - put your vehicles on the road and be arrested, or stay off the road and be deregistered.
Police was told byMuhammad Maaz that he and Sumaira, his wife, had forbiddenSaddam Raza Malik, their neighbour, to stay off from the roof off their house while chasingpigeons.
"Stay off the roads, stay off the streets, let us complete our assessments, clear the roads of water, power lines, trees," said Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jake Seiler.
An attempt had been made to refer him to an army veteran's scheme and while the organisers were not opposed to giving him a chance, he needed to be in the community long enough for him to be able to demonstrate a commitment to stay off the drugs.
The Sky Blues issued a statement appealing for fans to stay off the field of play in the future.
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