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vt.保持;保留;遵守;阻止;继续,重复(做某事)

vi.(食品)保持新;保持健康

n.保持,保养;供养,抚养;生活,生计;饲料;牧草

[复数] keeps [第三人称单数] keeps

[动词时态]keeping   kept   kept

【常用短语】

keep a diary   记日记

keep a promise   信守承诺

keep away   防范;不接近

keep back   留存;保留;隐瞒;保密

keep in   隐瞒,隐藏;抑制;继续燃烧

keep on   重复;继续

keep to   遵守;履行

keep up   保持;继续;不低落;不落后

keep up with   赶得上;和…保持联系

【近义词解析】

继续

continue (v. 继续):指持续而不停止,也可指中断后又继续下去。
go on (phr. v. 继续,持续):指不停顿地继续下去;go on doing sth 表示继续干同一件事,而 go on to do sth 则表示干完一件事后接着干另一件事。
keep (v. 继续):指继续做之前所做的某事或重复做同一件事。
resume (v. 继续):指中断后继续进行。

【单词例句】

◇ She had drawn her little feet under her, but she could not keep off the cold;

---- The Little Match Girl

◇ "Then, my daughter," said the king, "you must keep your promise.

---- The Frog Prince

◇ However, though he kept peaceful principles without violence and terror, his mean enemies still blew up his house and attacked his relatives, and he himself couldn’t escape being sentenced to 30 years in prison.

---- The Great President

◇ So, in the gymnastics event to be held in our city next month, one of the host’s responsibilities is to keep competitions fair.

---- A Fair Competition

◇ They fooled and played tricks on each other and never kept their word.

---- An Interesting Festival

◇ One day, when he was wandering on the pavement near the bay enjoying the sea scenes, he lost his money and passport that he kept in an envelope.

---- Sailing Home

◇ But she did not hear the angel's reply, for the shoes carried her through the gate into the fields, across roads and bridges, and she must keep ever dancing.

---- The Red Shoes

◇ He planted super grain of rich nutrition and equipped himself to keep his crops roots free from bacteria and pests.

---- A New Farming Way

◇ But we all kept optimistic and made good adjustment to the situation.

---- An Air Crash

◇ On one hand, the quantity of fuel keeps on decreasing by 9% per year while the growth of a wide range of pollution has been a global trend.

---- Refresh Our Environment

◇ As far as Nannan was concerned, she always kept it up in China.

---- Study in America

◇ Taking in a small percentage of Pakistani immigrants, the majority of the residents were from Italy and Denmark, who all kept up their customs and cultures.

---- Immigrate to America

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