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keep from doing sth

phrasal verb with keep uk   us   /kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
to manage to prevent yourself from doing something: I couldn't keep from smiling when she told me what she'd done.
Translations of “keep from doing sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 克制不做…,抑制不做……
in Chinese (Simplified) 克制住不做…,抑制住不做……
(Definition of keep from doing sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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