keep at
phrasal to persist in doing or concerning oneself with

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • keep at — (something) to continue to do something. It wasn t easy to learn to skate, but I kept at it, and finally I could skate decently enough …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep at — index persist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep at — [v] continue, endure be steadfast, carry on, complete, drudge, finish, grind, labor, last, maintain, persevere, persist, remain, slave, stay, stick, toil; concepts 23,87 Ant. discontinue, give in, give up …   New thesaurus

  • keep at — PERSEVERE WITH, persist with, keep going with, carry on with, press on with, work away at, continue with; informal stick at, peg away at, plug away at, hammer away at. → keep * * * phrasal : to persevere or persist in doing or concerning oneself… …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep at — she s determined to keep at her studies until she passes the bar exam Syn: persevere with/in/at, persist in/with, keep going with, carry on with, press on with, work away at, continue with; informal stick at, plug away at, hammer away at …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • keep at — phr verb Keep at is used with these nouns as the object: ↑forefront …   Collocations dictionary

  • keep at — persist with He has decided to keep at his studies so I am sure he will succeed …   Idioms and examples

  • keep at — {v.} To continue to do; go on with. * /Mary kept at her homework until she finished it./ Compare: KEEP ON(1), KEEP UP(1b) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep at — {v.} To continue to do; go on with. * /Mary kept at her homework until she finished it./ Compare: KEEP ON(1), KEEP UP(1b) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ at — v To continue to do; go on with. Mary kept at her homework until she finished it. Compare: keep on(1), keep up(1b) …   Словарь американских идиом

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