stay home

idiom

chiefly US
: to not go out for an activity
Let's stay home tonight.

Examples of stay home in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Officials asked people to stay home as crews assessed damage. The New York Times, New York Times, 17 May 2024 This includes persecution of LGBTQ people, and encouraging women to stay home and have eight children to increase Russia’s population. Trudy Rubin, Twin Cities, 15 May 2024 For those who want to stay home, let Fresh Market prepare your meal. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, 6 May 2024 On Sunday, Elie Buechler, a rabbi who works at Columbia, advised Jewish students to return home and stay home citing safety concerns. Juliana Kim, NPR, 22 Apr. 2024 Officials urged people to stay home and park cars away from flood-prone areas. Elizabeth Robinson, NBC News, 17 Apr. 2024 Instead, while Mercury retrograde in Aries is happening in your fourth house of home, why not turn your space into a spa and stay home? Meghan Rose, Glamour, 1 Apr. 2024 Alvarez noted that the race, which only saw a 41% voter turnout, could have swung a different way if any of the roughly 262,000 voters that didn’t cast a ballot in the district had decided not to stay home on Election Day. Grace Hase, The Mercury News, 3 Apr. 2024 David, 84, had a successful business that allowed Judi to stop teaching to stay home and raise their two children. Medora Lee, USA TODAY, 31 Mar. 2024

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“Stay home.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stay%20home. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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