Espressioni idiomatiche e verbi fraseologici con ‘keep’
Idioms and phrasal verbs with keep
Keep one’s temper: remain calm
Keep something in mind: remember it
Keep hold of something: don’t let it go.
Keep one’s family in clothes: support; provide what is necessary for
You should keep from drinking and smoking.
Keep at: (cause to) work persistently at
Keep from: abstrain from; refrain from
He earns enough to keep his family in clothes. (= He earns enough to keep his family in comfort.)
In keeping with something: in harmony or agreement with something
Keep in: restrain one’s feelings etc.
Keep in with somebody: remain on good terms with somebody
Keep one’s hand in something: practise in order to retain one’s skill in something
Keep off: stay at a distance
Keep on: continue
He kept on working although he was tired.
Don’t keep on asking silly questions
Keep under: control; hold down
Keep it up: go on without slackening
Keep up appearances: behave as usual in spite of a change in circumstances
Keep up with: go on at the same rate as
Keep to oneself: avoid the society of others
Keep something to oneself: refuse to share it
keep pace with: go at the same rate as
Keep track of: keep in touch with the progress of
For keeps: permanently (colloquial)