But not every child advocate believes Haitian children should stay put.
But he decided to stay put and create a haven for secularists in his hostile hometown.
Under the harsh sun and roaring sand of the wild Namib Desert, even the most intrepid find it impossible to stay put.
Amid all the speculation, there are a few core members Obama can count on to stay put no matter what.
Employer- provided health care distorts labor markets by incentivizing workers to stay put.
Said she cal'lated I'd stay put till she got back from Thankful's.
"stay put," he said sharply, as Quintana started to turn his head.
But it would not stay put, as Helen laughingly said, and the summer shower began to patter harder on the unprotected girls.
I have tried to place my thumb on it firmly and say, "There, darn you, stay put."
In this connection we must always remember that music does not "stay put," like a picture on the wall.
late Old English *putian, implied in putung "instigation, an urging," literally "a putting;" related to pytan "put out, thrust out" (of eyes), probably from a Germanic stem that also produced Danish putte "to put," Swedish dialectal putta; Middle Dutch pote "scion, plant," Dutch poten "to plant," Old Norse pota "to poke."
Meaning "act of casting a heavy stone overhead" (as a trial of strength) is attested from c.1300. Obsolete past tense form putted is attested 14c.-15c. To put down "end by force or authority" (a rebellion, etc.) is from c.1300. Adjective phrase put out "angry, upset" is first recorded 1887; to put out, of a woman, "to offer oneself for sex" is from 1947. To put upon (someone) "play a trick on, impose on" is from 1690s. To put up with "tolerate, accept" (1755) was originally to put up, as in "to pocket." To put (someone) on "deceive" is from 1958.
To stay where one is; not budge: No, stay put. I won't be but a minute (1843+)