This is exactly the kind of legal chaos that stays are meant to avoid.
He opens up about helicopter parents, the sometimes rage-filled response to his book, and how he stays sane.
The more things change, the more Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, better known as just plain “Kennedy,” stays the same.
On the trail of her guru, Gilbert stays at an ashram for four months, and she attempts to describe yoga from the mat up.
Inferno pegs the odometer needle into the red at the outset and stays there for nearly 500 pages.
“I know not what stays my hand,” rejoined Guy Fawkes, fiercely.
We always think the sun drops down away from us, but it stays still.
The mother then goes away and stays at a distance out of sight.
But the frigate which had her in tow hove in stays, and got her round.
The long tube was supported on stays, the target put in place, the gaudy front pieced together, and half a dozen rifles unpacked.
"to remain," mid-15c., from Middle French estai-, stem of ester "to stay or stand," from Old French, from Latin stare "to stand" (cf. Italian stare, Spanish estar "to stand, to be"), from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Originally "come to a halt;" sense of "remain" is first recorded 1570s.
Noun senses of "appliance for stopping," "period of remaining in a place," and (judicial) "suspension of proceeding" all developed 1525-1550. Stay-at-home (adj.) is from 1806. Stay put is first recorded 1843, American English. "To stay put is to keep still, remain in order. A vulgar expression" [Bartlett]. Phrase stay the course is originally (1885) in reference to horses holding out till the end of a race.
"support, prop, brace," 1510s, from Middle French estaie "piece of wood used as a support," perhaps from Frankish *staka "support," from Proto-Germanic *stagaz (cf. Middle Dutch stake "stick," Old English steli "steel" stæg "rope used to support a mast"), from PIE *stak- (see stay (n.2)). If not, then from the root of stay (v.). Stays "laced underbodice" is attested from c.1600.
"strong rope which supports a ship's mast," from Old English stæg, from Proto-Germanic *stagan (cf. Dutch stag, Low German stach, German Stag, Old Norse stag), from PIE *stak-, ultimately an extended form of root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). The verb meaning "secure or steady with stays" is first recorded 1620s.
To maintain a penile erection (1960s+)