Keep Meaning With its Various With Examples

Keep Meaning With its Various With Examples


Hello everyone, today I am going to share with you a verb which is ‘Keep’. In this article, you will learn about this verb (Keep Meaning With its Various With Examples). This is the 11th verb of this series and I will keep it continue so I can publish as many as verbs on this website so everybody can enhance their English skills apart from this activity you also can learn other things related to English Grammar like phrasal verbs, grammar topics, parts of speech, etc… (Learn Language Skills). Keep Meaning in detail.

Keep Meaning With its Various With Examples
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Keep: To have something in possession; to have something and not give it to another person.

For instance:

  • You can keep that mobile because I don’t need it.
  • However it’s not easy to keep hiding my things, but I want to keep a few things safe.

Tense forms of ‘Keep’ (Click here for Tense Rules)

  • Present: Keep/keeps, keeping (progressive)
  • Past: Kept, kept (past participle)
  • Future: Keep

Phrasal verbs with ‘Keep’

Keep on: to continue

For instance:

  • Jack kept on talking to me yesterday because we met each other after a long time.
  • Even though my financial conditions are not good at present, I have to keep on my studies because it will help me for my bright future.

Keep off: to stay away from something

For instance:

  • You should keep off alcohol because it doesn’t suit you.
  • Keep off smoking: it’s more than poison.
  • Even though my friend keeps off alcohol, but sometimes he takes alcohol because of his friends.

Keep Meaning With its Various With Examples

Keep something to oneself: Not to tell others

For instance:

  • You must keep your pains and troubles to yourself; nobody will take care of your feelings and emotions.
  •  I suggest Smith that he should keep his plans himself because if we try something in our life whether we will win or learn.

Keep under: to control on something

For instance:

  • We are always kept under by the police force.
  • Peter is kept under by his father because his father doesn’t want him to live a free life.

Synonyms of ‘Keep’ – remain, stay, maintain, sustain, support

Additional Meanings of ‘Keep’

Keep:  To stop a person/an object from going somewhere

For instance:

  • If you don’t mind so could you keep my son at your home today because I have a piece of work to do in the market?
  • Keep your mobile inside your pocket when you are at work.

Keep: To cause to remain in a condition/situation

For instance:

  • I am really sorry to keep you waiting for 2 hours.
  • My teacher is keeping us in a suspense about who is the president of our college.

Keep: to persist in a behavior; to do an activity many times continuously

For instance:

  • My friend keeps calling me yesterday until or unless I didn’t attend his phone.
  • I kept connecting with my teacher when I was taking an online class last Monday.

Keep Meaning With its Various With Examples

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