stay away from

stay away from
ˌstay a ˈway from [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they stay away from he/she/it stays away from present participle staying away from past tense stayed away from past participle stayed away from] phrasal verb
to avoid mentioning something or avoid becoming involved in something

We stayed away from the subject of politics.

Thesaurus: to avoid doing something, or to avoid somethingsynonym
Main entry: stay

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