UPKEEP in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UPKEEP
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 n.  act of keeping up, or maintaining; maintenance
Classic Sentence:
1  The minute Sue got her hands on a little money she'd give herself unendurable airs and never contribute one cent toward the upkeep of Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
2  And again, since no animal now stole, it was unnecessary to fence off pasture from arable land, which saved a lot of labour on the upkeep of hedges and gates.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
3  Was looking after the upkeep of the road, he declared.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
Example Sentence:
1  This also assumes that new buildings cost nothing in upkeep and operating costs.
2  The cost of upkeep is born by the state.