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


keep to

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

    keep to something

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  1. 1 to avoid leaving a path, road, etc. synonym stick to something Keep to the trail—the land is very boggy around here.
  2. 2to talk or write only about the subject that you are supposed to talk or write about Nothing is more irritating than people who do not keep to the point.
  3. 3to do what you have promised or agreed to do to keep to an agreement/an undertaking/a plan
  4. 4to stay in and not leave a particular place or position She's nearly 90 and mostly keeps to her room.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: keep to