Bedeutung von "keep someone in" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch

keep someone in

phrasal verb with keep us /kip/ verb (past tense and past participle kept)

B1 to make someone stay inside, sometimes as a punishment:

She kept the children in because it was so cold.

B1 to make someone stay in a hospital:

The doctors decided to keep her in for another few days.

(Definition von "keep someone in" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)