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keep (someone/something) out

phrasal verb with keep
 
/kip/ verb ( past tense and past participle kept)
B1 to not go into a place, or to stop someone or something from going into a place: Keep out of the kitchen until lunch is ready. The sign said ‘Danger – Keep out’.
(Definition of keep (someone/something) out from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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