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keep sth up

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

keep (sth) up

phrasal verb with keep uk   /kiːp/  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!
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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)
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