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

 

keep from

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

keep from something

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keep yourself from something

 
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to prevent yourself from doing something keep (yourself) from doing something She could hardly keep from laughing. I just managed to keep myself from falling.

keep somebody from something

 
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to prevent someone from doing something I hope I'm not keeping you from your work. keep somebody from doing something The church bells keep me from sleeping.

keep something from somebody

 
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to avoid telling someone something I think we ought to keep the truth from him until he's better. They don't keep anything from each other.

keep something from something

 
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to make something stay out of something She could not keep the dismay from her voice.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: keep from