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Keep still while I brush your hair.
People kept quiet because they were afraid.
I walked along the hall, keeping close to the side.
Keep her warm and give her plenty to drink.
Police tried to keep the two rival groups apart.
Why can't we just keep things simple?
The patient is being kept under observation.
They do not understand the importance of keeping costs under control.
I keep on telling you but you won't listen.
Keep taking the tablets.
I keep forgetting to put the answering machine on.
I think we should keep this one and sell the others.
Read this letter carefully, and keep it in a safe place.
Where do you keep the washing powder?
She keeps the family on two hundred pounds a week.
His pay doesn't even keep the family in food.
This is the British English definition of keep. View American English definition of keep.
a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve