Übersetzung von “keep” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /kiːp/ us /kip/ past tense and past participle kept

A2 to have something always, as your own

conservar, guardar
You can keep that dress if you like it.
I kept every letter he ever sent to me.
keep something in, on, etc. something

A2 to always put something in a particular place

guardar algo em algo, manter algo em algo
I keep the keys in the drawer.
keep (someone/something) awake, clean, safe, etc.

A2 to make someone or something stay in a particular state

manter alguém/algo acordado, limpo, seguro, etc., manter-se acordado, limpo, seguro, etc.
This coat should keep you warm.
He keeps his car very clean.
keep doing something

B1 to continue to do something, or to often do something

continuar a fazer algo
I keep telling her not to do it.
He keeps hitting me.

B1 to delay someone or prevent someone from doing something

He’s very late – what’s keeping him?
I’m so sorry to keep you waiting.

to write something down in order to remember it

manter (registro)
Remember to keep a record of how much money you spend.
Keep a list of the missing items.

If food or drink keeps, it stays fresh.

durar, conservar-se
The fish will keep for only two days.

to have and take care of animals

Our neighbours keep chickens.
noun [ no plural ] uk /kiːp/ us /kip/

the money needed to pay for someone to eat and live in a place

sustento, meios de sustento, manutenção
He earns his keep working in a garage.

(Übersetzung von “keep” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)