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 Meanings and Examples of KEEP
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keep
 v.  have or continue to have in your possession
 v.  stay in a particular place or condition
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The potatoes had to be hurried, not to keep the asparagus waiting, and were not done at the last.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
2  Brooke will go to keep us boys steady, and Kate Vaughn will play propriety for the girls.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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3  Six children are huddled into one bed to keep from freezing, for they have no fire.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  I don't like Ned and his set, and wish you'd keep out of it.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOURTEEN
5  That will amuse us and keep you out of mischief, said Amy in her most grown-up tone.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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6  Beth and I can keep house perfectly well, put in Amy, with an important air.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
7  He and Jo keep us merry, for we get pretty blue sometimes, and feel like orphans, with you so far away.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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8  I don't let the girls hev coffee only once a week, accordin to your wish, and keep em on plain wholesome vittles.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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9  Bless your heart, child, it's to keep you well.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
10  Change of air and care will keep you well, I dare say, or if it does not entirely, you will have the fever more lightly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
11  "Father is much better," replied Jo, trying to keep sober.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
12  She gave that funny guard to keep the turquoise on, as it's too big.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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13  I wish wearing flatirons on our heads would keep us from growing up.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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14  Tell it to Mother and keep out of trouble, as I should have done, said Meg warningly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
15  We don't keep silence to shield him, but someone else, and it will make more trouble if you interfere.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Try to keep your account of events as factual as possible.
17  It is part of the chairman's duty to keep each speaker to the point to avoid wasting time.
18  I keep in touch with my parents by emails.
19  They embraced and wept and promised to keep in touch.
20  I can't keep track of the new music.
21  The truth is we can't afford to keep all the staff on.
22  I try to keep the garden tidy.
23  Turn left at the corner and keep on as far as the church.
24  We like the needle on the surface, keep turning, turn, a time left in a hurry, powerless.
25  The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation ; the two keep in their downwad tendency.
26  Put a book under the table to keep it stable.
27  Push a wedge under the door to keep it open while we're carrying the boxes in.
28  Nobody can understand you if you keep jabbering away like that.
29  A diet lacking in nutritional value will not keep a person healthy.
30  I was trying to keep the party a secret, but Mel went and let the cat out of the bag.