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English definition of “keep sth up”
keep sth up — Phrasal Verb with keep
/kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
› to not allow something that is at a high level to fall to a lower level: We need to keep up the enthusiasm that we generated with the first advertising campaign.
› to continue to do or pay something: The employees kept up their demands for better working conditions. When he lost his job, he wasn't able to keep up his loan repayments.