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Simple past tense for hold, maintain
“I hope someone is planning to keep this stuff for future historians.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to look after or maintain for use, pleasure, or profit
“Traditional values are so perverted by slavery that Sethe is driven to murder her own daughter to keep her from slavery's horrors.”
Verb
Simple past tense for cause to be late; delay
“… try to keep your composure no matter what happens.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to do what is required by the terms of
“She can leave home only to get to her office job, to keep legal or health appointments.”
Verb
Simple past tense for continue or cause to continue in a specified condition, position, course, etc
“It was used in the days before refrigerators to keep food cool and store ice blocks gathered in winter.”
Verb
Simple past tense for continue doing or do repeatedly
“It is important to keep looking to the future.”
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Simple past tense for put or store in a regular place
“Bags are a girl's best friend, allowing women to keep their must-have possessions close at hand.”
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Simple past tense for to pay the living expenses of
“Mrs. Brown had been unable to keep her children and had given her two little girls away.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to mark with an appropriate practice, rite, or ceremony
“Not once in the New Testament are we told to keep the Sabbath.”
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Simple past tense for to have as part of normal stock
“The shop keeps a good stock of parchment.”
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Simple past tense for to look after or maintain for use, pleasure, or profit
“He also wants a proper pony track and stables for the local boys to keep their horses.”
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Simple past tense for to maintain by writing regular records in
“Eleanor began to keep a diary.”
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Simple past tense for to associate with
“I don't like the company you keep.”
Verb
“I like to keep the old traditions.”
Verb
“Roger, of course, would rather take care of her and keep the shop, but puts on a cheerful face.”
Verb
“Whatever is left over will keep for 2-3 weeks.”
Verb
Past participle for hold, maintain
“I hope someone is planning to keep this stuff for future historians.”
Verb
Past participle for to look after or maintain for use, pleasure, or profit
“Traditional values are so perverted by slavery that Sethe is driven to murder her own daughter to keep her from slavery's horrors.”
Verb
Past participle for to do what is required by the terms of
“She can leave home only to get to her office job, to keep legal or health appointments.”
Verb
Past participle for continue or cause to continue in a specified condition, position, course, etc
“It was used in the days before refrigerators to keep food cool and store ice blocks gathered in winter.”
Verb
Past participle for continue doing or do repeatedly
“It is important to keep looking to the future.”
Verb
Past participle for put or store in a regular place
“Bags are a girl's best friend, allowing women to keep their must-have possessions close at hand.”
Verb
Past participle for to look after or maintain for use, pleasure, or profit
“He also wants a proper pony track and stables for the local boys to keep their horses.”
Verb
Past participle for to maintain by writing regular records in
“Eleanor began to keep a diary.”
Verb
Past participle for to associate with
“I don't like the company you keep.”
Verb
“I like to keep the old traditions.”
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