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Simple past tense for to put or store in a regular place
“We usually keep our food items in the pantry.”
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Simple past tense for to hold or maintain
“I plan to keep my savings for a rainy day.”
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Simple past tense for to prevent or delay (from doing something)
“All this work will keep me from enjoying my weekend.”
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Simple past tense for to do what is required by the terms of
“I always keep any promise that I make.”
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Simple past tense for to continue or cause to continue in a specified condition, position or course
“Let's keep calm while we figure out a solution to this problem.”
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(of an expression) Simple past tense for to keep from exceeding an acceptable degree or level
“We have to keep our composure in the face of any challenges we encounter.”
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Simple past tense for to continue doing or to do repeatedly
Keep practicing until you get the hang of it.”
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Simple past tense for to have as part of normal stock
“The shop will usually keep a good stock of tools and gadgets.”
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Simple past tense for to pay the living expenses of
“Robert worked hard to keep his family.”
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Simple past tense for to maintain by writing regular records in
“Eliza began to keep a diary of the daily events in her life.”
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Simple past tense for to associate with
“I am concerned about the company you keep.”
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(of food) Simple past tense for to stay fresh
“Whatever food is left over will keep for 2-3 days.”
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(of animals) Simple past tense for to own and look after for pleasure or profit
“Lisa was overjoyed at the prospect of being able to keep a pony.”
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Simple past tense for to keep (something) going
“I worry about the future. How long can we keep the old traditions?”
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(of a shop or business) Simple past tense for to own or manage
“I would like to keep a little antique shop someday.”
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Simple past tense for to drive danger or attack away from
“My job is to keep the cattle.”
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Simple past tense for to mark with an appropriate practice, rite, or ceremony
“Where in the New Testament are we told to keep the Sabbath?”
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