Phrasal Verb – Stay Away
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 @ 01:07 PM
The phrasal verb 'stay away' means to not go to a place, usually because it is harmful or dangerous.
We often use this phrasal verb with the preposition 'from'.
Example: Stay away from that beach, I have heard there are sharks there.
We also use 'stay away' to say not to spend time with a particular person.
Example: Stay away from the new boy in school, he's trouble.
The phrasal verb 'stay away' can be shouted as a warning to somebody to not come any closer.
Example: Stay away! If you come any closer I will call the police.