keep/hold sth at bay›to prevent something unpleasant from coming near you or from happening: Gunmen keptpolice at bay for almost four hours.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restrictingCapturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.
by Liz Walter,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.