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keep sb/sth from sth

phrasal verb with keep uk   us   /kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
C2 to prevent someone or something from doing something: [+ -ing verb] Try to keep the children from throwing food all over the floor. Am I keeping you from your work?
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in Chinese (Traditional) 阻止…做, 防止…做…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阻止…做, 防止…做…
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