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for To keep on
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Keep \Keep\, v. i.
1. To remain in any position or state; to continue; to abide;
to stay; as, to keep at a distance; to keep aloft; to keep
near; to keep in the house; to keep before or behind; to
keep in favor; to keep out of company, or out reach.
2. To last; to endure; to remain unimpaired.
If the malt be not thoroughly dried, the ale it
makes will not keep. --Mortimer.
3. To reside for a time; to lodge; to dwell. [Now disused
except locally or colloquially.]
Knock at his study, where, they say, he keeps.
4. To take care; to be solicitous; to watch. [Obs.]
Keep that the lusts choke not the word of God that
is in us. --Tyndale.
5. To be in session; as, school keeps to-day. [Colloq.]
To keep from, to abstain or refrain from.
To keep in with, to keep on good terms with; as, to keep in
with an opponent.
To keep on, to go forward; to proceed; to continue to
To keep to, to adhere strictly to; not to neglect or
deviate from; as, to keep to old customs; to keep to a
rule; to keep to one's word or promise.
To keep up, to remain unsubdued; also, not to be confined
to one's bed.
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