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English definition of “keep on”

keep on

UK informal phrasal verb with keep     /kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
to continue to talk in an annoying way about something: Don't keep on, I'll sort it out in a minute. He kept on at me about the money, even though I told him I hadn't got it.Talking too much
(Definition of keep on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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