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Definition of keep after phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

keep after

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

keep after somebody

 
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to try to get someone to do something by constantly reminding them If I didn’t keep after the kids, they’d never clean their rooms.

keep somebody after

 
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to make a student stay at school after normal hours as a punishment
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: keep after