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keep

[ki:p] ( pt & pp kept )
transitive verb Conjugaison
1. [gen]   tenere
 to keep sb waiting   fare aspettare qn
  keep the change   tenere il resto
2. [continue]
 to keep doing sthg   continuare a fare qc
 to keep going   continuare
3. [prevent]
 to keep sb/sthg from doing sthg   trattenere qn/qc dal fare qc
4. [detain]   tenere, trattenere
 to keep sb (from sthg)   trattenere qn (da qc)
5. [promise, secret]   mantenere
[appointment]   rispettare
6. [withhold news or fact of]
 to keep sthg from sb   nascondere qc a qn
 to keep sthg to o.s.   tenere qc per sé
7. [in writing]   tenere
 to keep a diary   tenere un diario
 to keep a record/an account of sthg   tenere un resoconto di qc
8. [farm animals]   tenere, allevare
 to keep o.s to o.s.   starsene per conto proprio


  

keep

[ki:p] ( pt & pp kept )
intransitive verb Conjugaison
1. [remain, stay]   stare, restare
 to keep warm   tenersi caldo ( f calda)
 to keep quiet/calm   stare zitto ( f zitta)/calmo ( f calma)
2. [continue moving]   continuare
 to keep to the left   tenere la sinistra
3. [last, stay fresh]   mantenersi, conservarsi
4. [in health]   stare
 how are you keeping?   come stai?


  

keep

[ki:p] ( pt & pp kept )
noun
(uncountable noun) [food, board]
 to earn one's keep   lavorare in cambio di vitto e alloggio

  

for keeps


adverb
(inf)   per sempre


  

keep at


transitive verb inseparable Conjugaison
 to keep at it [work hard]   tenere duro, perseverare


  

keep back


transitive verb separable Conjugaison
[information]   non rivelare
[money]   trattenere


  

keep down


transitive verb separable Conjugaison
1. [prices, costs]   contenere
2. [food]   tenere giù


  

keep off


transitive verb separable Conjugaison
[rain, sun]   ripararsi da
[attacker, dog]   difendersi da

  

keep off


transitive verb inseparable Conjugaison
[avoid]
 keep off the grass   vietato calpestare l'erba


  

keep on


intransitive verb Conjugaison
1. [continue]   continuare
2. [talk incessantly]
 to keep on (about sthg)   non smettere di parlare (di qc)


  

keep on


transitive verb Conjugaison
[continue]
 to keep on doing sthg   continuare a fare qc


  

keep on at


transitive verb inseparable Conjugaison
(UK)
  dare addosso a


  

keep out


transitive verb separable Conjugaison
  tenere fuori

  

keep out


intransitive verb Conjugaison
 keep out   vietato l'ingresso


  

keep to


transitive verb inseparable Conjugaison
1. [deadline, rules, plan]   rispettare, attenersi a
2. [point]   attenersi a
[path]   mantenere
3. [room]   restare in


  

keep to


transitive verb separable Conjugaison
[limit]
 we had to keep the guest list to 300   abbiamo dovuto limitare la lista degli invitati a 300


  

keep up


transitive verb separable Conjugaison
1. [prevent from falling]   reggere, tenere su
2. [maintain, continue]   mantenere
 keep up the good work   continua a lavorare così
3. [prevent from going to bed]   non lasciare andare a dormire


  

keep up


intransitive verb Conjugaison
1. [maintain pace, level]   tenere il passo
 to keep up with sb   mantenersi al passo con qn
 to keep up (with sthg)   tenersi aggiornato ( f aggiornata) (su qc)
2. [remain in contact]
 to keep up (with sb)   restare in contatto (con qn)


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