keep-away
noun Date: 1960 a game in which two or more players try to keep an object (as a ball) from one or more other players

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  • Keep Away — «Keep Away» Sencillo de Godsmack del álbum Godsmack Publicación 1999 Grabación 1996 Género(s) Hard rock Duración …   Wikipedia Español

  • Keep Away — «Keep Away» Сингл Godsmack Выпущен 1999 Записан 1996 Жанр хэви метал хард рок Лейбл Universal / Republic Records …   Википедия

  • keep away — index eschew, parry Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep-away — n [U] AmE a children s game in which you try to catch a ball that is being thrown between two other people British Equivalent: piggy in the middle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • keep away — verb prevent from coming close (Freq. 2) I tried to keep the child away from the pool • Hypernyms: ↑prevent, ↑keep • Verb Frames: Somebody s something from somebody Somebody s somebody PP …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep away — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms keep away : present tense I/you/we/they keep away he/she/it keeps away present participle keeping away past tense kept away past participle kept away keep someone/something away to avoid someone… …   English dictionary

  • Keep Away — This article is about the children s game. For the Godsmack song, see Keep Away (song). Keep Away, also called Monkey in the Middle, Piggy in the Middle, Pickle in a Dish, or Pickle in the Middle, is a children s game in which two or more players …   Wikipedia

  • keep away — v. (D; intr., tr.) to keep away from (he kept away from us; she kept the dogs away from the children) * * * [ kiːpə weɪ] (D; intr., tr.) to keep away from (he kept away from us; she kept the dogs away from the children) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • keep away — {v. phr.} To remain at a distance from. * /Her mother advised Diane to keep away from men offering a ride./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep away — {v. phr.} To remain at a distance from. * /Her mother advised Diane to keep away from men offering a ride./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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

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