Definitions of Staying

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Quotes of Staying

  1. We have been in Victoria for 3 years now after moving here from Vancouver. Victoria is a great place to live and we plan on staying especially as the kids are now in school. – Jonathan Brown
  2. I plan on staying at Alabama for the rest of my career. I guarantee that I'll be here for you through it all, regardless of what happens. – Bear Bryant
  3. Me, I'd prefer to have a good reputation rather than getting press for being scandalous, getting drunk in public, staying out late and so on. – Sophia Bush
  4. I was trying to spend it as quickly as possible. Because I'm so lazy, all that money created a block. I was flying around the world, staying at fancy hotels, having fun and trying to get rid of it as quickly as possible, so I could get on with some more work. – Evan Dando
  5. Its not really about the movie business, it's about staying in the picture. – Robert Evans
  6. From Nelson county we went to Logan county to see some relatives we had there, and after staying until the middle of October, I returned alone to my home in Missouri. – Jesse James
  7. The river is constantly turning and bending and you never know where it's going to go and where you'll wind up. Following the bend in the river and staying on your own path means that you are on the right track. Don't let anyone deter you from that. – Eartha Kitt
  8. I've always done 20 things at once. It's my way of staying alive, not to keep one dish cooking, but several dishes going. And I'm pretty organized. – Patrice Leconte
  9. We have been the cowards lobbing cruise missiles from 2, 000 miles away. That's cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the building, say what you want about it, it's not cowardly. – Bill Maher
  10. What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well. – John McEnroe
  11. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford
  12. Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in. – Casey Stengel
  13. Now, at this point, I can wrestle, I can go out there and cut an entertaining promo, I can also do the backstage stuff... and if you can contribute more to the show, you have more staying power. – Trish Stratus
  14. Me and Jerry left because we felt we weren't getting anywhere playing our old songs in tiny clubs. The group was getting stale and staying behind the times. – Johnny Thunders
  15. I actually met Chick Corea in New York, where I was staying with a bass player friend. – Miroslav Vitous

Usage examples for Staying

  1. I'm staying here for now." – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. Then they asked how long you had been staying here, and I told them since the day of the coming of the king. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  3. I shall be staying in this room, so shall see for myself that you carry out my orders. – Vera by Elisabeth von Arnim
  4. Anyhow, I'm staying right here. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  5. What good can I do you by staying – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  6. Let nothing prevent you from staying where you are all day. – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  7. Then her husband died, and instead of going home to the farm, or staying on where she was, to take boarders, this born adventurer was off to see the world. – A Northern Countryside by Rosalind Richards
  8. Oh, I wasn't sure whether I should be staying or not. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  9. " That may be a reason for your staying away," said Alice, slowly, " but hardly a reason for my going with you." – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  10. He was staying at East Lynne. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  11. That was when you were staying with the Danvers, wasn't it, Ruth? – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  12. Cordelia turned her head a moment, yet without staying her steps. – A Flock of Girls and Boys by Nora Perry
  13. " Mostyn is staying at his sister's. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  14. There was a man like that down where I been staying – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  15. Until after dinner Ethelberta felt as if she were staying at an hotel. – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  16. Anyway, now she was gone and I could tell we weren't working hard enough at staying in touch. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  17. It means staying in Old Chester with Aunty, he explained; she's not very well now, Mrs. Robertson, he said, and sighed; it would be too much for her, to move. – An Old Chester Secret by Margaret Deland
  18. Everybody will know that she's been staying with Sir Peregrine. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  19. Now that the matter is settled, of course, I shall not go on staying here. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  20. You've been staying there, I guess. – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell

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