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keep sth up

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

keep (sth) up

phrasal verb with keep uk   us   /kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
B1 to ​continue without ​stopping or ​changing, or to ​continue something without ​allowing it to ​stop or ​change: Keep up the good ​work!
(Definition of keep sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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keep sth up

phrasal verb with keep uk   us   /kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
to not ​allow something that is at a high ​level to ​fall to a ​lowerlevel: We need to ​keep up the enthusiasm that we ​generated with the first ​advertisingcampaign.
to continue to do or ​pay something: The ​employeeskept up their ​demands for better ​workingconditions. When he ​lost his ​job, he wasn't able to ​keep up his ​loanrepayments.
(Definition of keep sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “keep sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使不下降, 使保持在高水平…
in Turkish aynı seviyede muhafaza etmeye özen göstermek…
in Russian поддерживать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使不下降, 使保持在高水準…
in Polish utrzymywać coś…
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