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    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    For a long time, Putin held back, letting everyone stay put. Then, suddenly, things started happening.
    stay put = remain in place; freeze in place

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    For a long time, Putin held back, letting everyone stay put. Then, suddenly, things started happening.
    stay put = remain in place; freeze in place

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    Yes.

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