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keep sb in

phrasal verb with keep
 
 
/kiːp/ verb ( past tense and past participle kept)
B1 to make a child stay inside as a punishment, or to make someone stay in hospitalPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingMedical places and organizations
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