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keep sth down

phrasal verb with keep uk   /kiːp/ us   /kiːp/ verb kept, kept
  • (FOOD)

to be able to eat or drink something without vomiting: On the day after her operation she couldn't keep anything down.
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keep sth down

phrasal verb with keep uk   /kiːp/ us   verb kept, kept
to control the size or number of something and prevent it from increasing: To have any chance against the competition, we need to keep our prices down.
(Definition of keep sth down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“keep sth down” in British English

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