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  • 21keep away (from something) — ˌkeep aˈway (from sb/sth) derived to avoid going near sb/sth • Keep away from the edge of the cliff. Main entry: ↑keepderived …

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  • 22keep away from — index avoid (evade), forgo, shirk, shun Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 23Keep Away (song) — Single infobox Name = Keep Away Artist = Godsmack from Album = Godsmack Released = 1999 Format = Recorded = 1996 Genre = Heavy metal Length = 4:50 Label = Republic/Universal Producer = Sully Erna Mudrock Chart position = Reviews = Last single =… …

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  • 24keep away from — verb a) To avoid. He tried to keep away from danger. b) To evade. He tried to keep away from his pursuers …

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  • 25Keep — (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep, regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover, OE. copnien to desire.] 1. To care; to desire. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I… …

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  • 26keep the wolf from the door — To keep away poverty or hunger • • • Main Entry: ↑wolf * * * keep the wolf from the door phrase to manage to earn enough money to buy food and other essential things I’m prepared to do anything to keep the wolf from the door. Thesaurus: to earn… …

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  • 27keep — 1 /ki:p/ verb past tense and past participle kept /kept/ 1 NOT GIVE BACK (T) to have something and not need to give it back: You can keep it. I don t need it. | Try it for a week and we guarantee you ll want to keep it. 2 NOT LOSE (T) to continue …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 28keep — [[t]ki͟ːp[/t]] ♦ keeps, keeping, kept 1) V LINK ERG If someone keeps or is kept in a particular state, they remain in it. [V n adj/prep] The noise kept him awake... [V n adj/prep] Reggie was being kept busy behind the bar... [V adj/prep] To keep… …

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  • 29keep — keep1 [ kip ] (past tense and past participle kept [ kept ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 stay in state/position ▸ 2 (make) continue/repeat ▸ 3 continue to have ▸ 4 store ▸ 5 (make) stay within limit ▸ 6 do what you said ▸ 7 provide money for ▸ 8 take care of… …

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  • 30keep from — Synonyms and related words: abstain, abstain from, anticipate, arrest, avert, avoid, bar, bosom, bridle, check, classify, conceal, constrain, contain, control, cool, cool off, curb, curtail, debar, decelerate, deflect, deter, discourage,… …

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  • 31keep — keep1 W1S1 [ki:p] v past tense and past participle kept [kept] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not change)¦ 2¦(continue doing something)¦ 3¦(not give back)¦ 4¦(not lose)¦ 5¦(store something)¦ 6¦(make somebody stay in a place)¦ 7¦(delay somebody)¦ 8¦(do what you… …

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  • 32keep — v. & n. v. (past and past part. kept) 1 tr. have continuous charge of; retain possession of. 2 tr. (foll. by for) retain or reserve for a future occasion or time (will keep it for tomorrow). 3 tr. & intr. retain or remain in a specified condition …

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  • 33away — a|way1 [ ə weı ] adverb *** 1. ) in a different direction a ) moving so that you go farther from a person, place, or thing: When Sykes saw the police, he ran away. away from: People had been driven away from their homes by the invading army. b )… …

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  • 34away — I UK [əˈweɪ] / US adverb *** 1) in a different direction a) moving so that you go further from a person, place, or thing When Sykes saw the police, he ran away. away from: People had been driven away from their homes by the invading army. b) used …

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  • 35keep off — 1) we ask that you please keep off the playing field Syn: stay off, not enter, keep away from, stay away from, not trespass on 2) Maud tried to keep off political subjects Syn: avoid, steer clear of, stay away from, evade, dodge, sid …

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  • 36keep — I UK [kiːp] / US [kɪp] verb Word forms keep : present tense I/you/we/they keep he/she/it keeps present participle keeping past tense kept UK [kept] / US past participle kept *** 1) a) [intransitive] to stay in a state, position, or place without… …

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  • 37keep*/*/*/ — [kiːp] (past tense and past participle kept [kept] ) verb I 1) [I/T] to stay in a state, position, or place without changing or moving, or to make someone or something do this Keep still while I brush your hair.[/ex] People kept quiet because… …

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  • 38keep — verb (past and past participle kept) 1》 have or retain possession of.     ↘retain or reserve for use in the future.     ↘put or store in a regular place.     ↘(of a perishable commodity) remain in good condition. 2》 continue or cause to continue… …

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  • 39away*/*/*/ — [əˈweɪ] adv I 1) in a different direction in a direction that takes you further from a person, place, or thing When Sykes saw the police, he ran away.[/ex] Bruce was staring at her, but she looked away.[/ex] Please move away from the doors.[/ex]… …

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  • 40ˌkeep aˈway — phrasal verb to avoid someone or something, or to not go near someone or something I ve told him to keep away, but he won t listen.[/ex] You should keep away from fried foods.[/ex] …

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