Idioms with Keep
Keep around = Keep something near you
Meaning : يبقي الشي الى جانبه
Example : I KEEP a dictionary AROUND when I'm doing my homework.
Keep at = Continue with something difficult
Meaning : الاستمرار رغم الصعوبه
Example : She found the course hard but she KEPT AT it and completed it successfully.
Keep away = Don't allow someone near something
Meaning : احفظه بعيداً عن متناول
Example : Medicines should always be KEPT AWAY from children.
Keep back = Maintain a safe distance
Meaning : ابقى على مسافة امنه
Example : The police told the crowd to KEEP BACK from the fire.
Keep down = Not vomit
Meaning : لا يَتقيّأَ
Example : The food was so horrible that I struggled to KEEP it DOWN.
Keep from = Control yourself, refrain
Meaning : سيطر على نفسه , امتنع
Example : I couldn't KEEP FROM arguing with her.
Keep in = Not allow someone out
Meaning : لا يسمح له بالمغادرة
Example : The teacher KEPT the students IN after school because they had misbehaved.
Keep off = Not talk about
Meaning : لا يَتحدّثَ عنه
Example : She KEPT OFF the subject of her divorce.
Keep on = Continue
Meaning : يستمر
Example : He KEPT ON trying and succeeded in the end.
Keep out = Not allow someone to enter
Meaning : لا يسمح له بالدخول
Example : The police KEPT the demonstrators OUT of the building.
Keep up = Not let someone go to bed
Meaning : لا يدع الشخص ينام اي بمعنى يزعجه
Example : My neighbours KEPT me UP till after 4 am with their loud music last night.
Keep an eye on = watch
Meaning : يراقب
Example : Please keep an eye on the child .