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keep sb down

phrasal verb with keep uk   us   /kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
to prevent a person or group of people from having any power or freedom: It's all part of a conspiracy to keep women down.
Translations of “keep sb down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 壓制,壓服,鎮壓(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 压制,压服,镇压(某人)…
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