keep

keep
ki:p 1. past tense, past participle - kept; verb
1) (to have for a very long or indefinite period of time: He gave me the picture to keep.) beholde, gjemme
2) (not to give or throw away; to preserve: I kept the most interesting books; Can you keep a secret?) beholde, holde på, (opp)bevare
3) (to (cause to) remain in a certain state or position: I keep this gun loaded; How do you keep cool in this heat?; Will you keep me informed of what happens?) holde (seg), forholde seg
4) (to go on (performing or repeating a certain action): He kept walking.) fortsette å, holde fram med
5) (to have in store: I always keep a tin of baked beans for emergencies.) ha i beredskap
6) (to look after or care for: She keeps the garden beautifully; I think they keep hens.) holde, ta vare på
7) (to remain in good condition: That meat won't keep in this heat unless you put it in the fridge.) holde seg
8) (to make entries in (a diary, accounts etc): She keeps a diary to remind her of her appointments; He kept the accounts for the club.) føre, holde
9) (to hold back or delay: Sorry to keep you.) hefte, oppholde, forsinke
10) (to provide food, clothes, housing for (someone): He has a wife and child to keep.) forsørge, underholde
11) (to act in the way demanded by: She kept her promise.) holde (på)
12) (to celebrate: to keep Christmas.) feire
2. noun
(food and lodging: She gives her mother money every week for her keep; Our cat really earns her keep - she kills all the mice in the house.) kost og losji, forpleining
- keeping
- keep-fit
- keepsake
- for keeps
- in keeping with
- keep away
- keep back
- keep one's distance
- keep down
- keep one's end up
- keep from
- keep going
- keep hold of
- keep house for
- keep house
- keep in
- keep in mind
- keep it up
- keep off
- keep on
- keep oneself to oneself
- keep out
- keep out of
- keep time
- keep to
- keep something to oneself
- keep to oneself
- keep up
- keep up with the Joneses
- keep watch
bevare
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fortsette
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levebrød
I
subst. \/kiːp\/
1) underhold, forpleining, kost og losji
he's not worth his keep
han koster mer enn han er verdt\/han er ikke verdt føden
2) (i middelalderborg) tårn, midttårn, barfrø (foreldet)
earn one's keep tjene til kosten, tjene til maten
for keeps for alltid, for godt på alvor med avtale om å beholde gevinsten
keeps forklaring: spill med klinkekuler hvor vinneren beholder kulene han har vunnet
II
verb (kept - kept) \/kiːp\/
1) holde, ha, eie
keep a car
ha bil
keep a dog
ha hund
2) beholde, bevare, oppbevare, lagre
he kept it for future use
han gjemte det til fremtidig bruk
it should be kept dry
den bør oppbevares tørt
3) fortsette, vedbli, gjøre stadig
keep straight on
fortsett rett frem
keep left!
hold til venstre!
he kept changing his plans
han endret stadig planene sine
4) (fengselsvesen e.l.) ta hånd om, passe, ha omsorg for, ha ansvar for, holde i varetekt
5) beskytte, bevare, holde på
they kept the secret
de holdt på hemmeligheten
6) forsørge, underholde
keep oneself
forsørge seg selv
he kept a mistress
han underholdt en elskerinne
7) overholde, holde seg til, følge
he kept the agreement
han holdt avtalen
keep the law
følge loven
8) feire
keep Christmas
feire jul
9) (om husdyr e.l.) holde, gjete, røkte
10) (om vare) føre
we don't keep that brand
vi fører ikke det merket
11) (om husholdning, regnskap, dagbok) føre, skjøtte
keep a diary
føre dagbok
keep accounts
føre regnskap
12) (om ferskvarer e.l.) holde seg, stå seg, tåle oppbevaring
will the meat keep till tomorrow?
vil kjøttet holde seg til i morgen?
that matter will keep
det haster ikke med den saken
13) holde seg, forbli
keep young
holde seg ung
how are you keeping?
hvordan står det til med deg?
they kept indoors
de holdt seg innendørs
14) drive, være innehaver av, inneha
keep a shop
15) oppholde, forsinke
he shouldn't keep you long
han kommer neppe til å oppholde deg lenge
keep at holde i arbeid, holde i aktivitet arbeide flittig, henge i, ikke gi opp
keep away holde (seg) på avstand, holde seg borte passe seg, vokte seg unnvike, unnfly (sjøfart) falle av
keep away from something\/somebody holde seg unna noe(n), holde seg borte fra noe(n) passe seg for noe(n) unnvike noe(n)
keep back holde tilbake, stagge, stanse
keep back £30 from his wages
holde tilbake 30 pund av lønningen hans
holde unna, skjule, stikke unna, fortie holde seg på avstand
keep down holde nede, holde på et lavt nivå
keep down prices
holde prisene nede, holde prisnivået lavt holde nede, undertrykke, bekjempe, slå tilbake
keep down one's anger
undertrykke sinnet sitt
he could not keep his food down
han var ikke i stand til å holde på maten
ligge lavt, ligge i dekning, ligge i skjul (om farge e.l.) dempe, tone ned
keep from avstå fra, avholde seg fra, la være hindre i skjule for, holde skjult for, fortie for
keep in holde inne, legge bånd på, tøyle
keep in one's indignation
tøyle sin forargelse
(skolevesen) holde tilbake, la sitte igjen
keep a pupil in after school
la en elev sitte igjen etter skoletid
holde (seg) innendørs (om bål e.l.) holde brennende
keep the fire in
holde bålet ved like
holde med
keep somebody in pocket money
holde noen med lommepenger
keep (well) in with (hverdagslig) ha god tone med, stå på god fot med, holde seg inne med, stå seg godt med
he kept well in with the boss
han hadde en god tone med sjefen
være på lag med, være sammen med
keep it up fortsette med det, ikke gi opp
can you keep it up?
orker du å holde det gående?
keep nit senit, 1
keep off holde på avstand, holde borte, holde unna, stenge ute holde seg på avstand, holde seg borte, holde seg unna, unnvike (et emne e.l.)
they told us to keep off
de sa at vi skulle holde oss unna
I kept off the subject
jeg lot være å gå inn på temaet, jeg holdt meg unna temaet
avverge, forhindre avholde seg fra
keep on beholde (på), ikke ta av seg
keep one's hat on
beholde hatten på
fortsette (med), vedbli, holde frem (med), vedvare
if the rain keeps on
hvis det fortsetter å regne
holde ved like, holde i gang
keep on at somebody (hverdagslig) plage noen, mase på noen, stadig kritisere noen, være ute etter noen
keep oneself to something holde seg til noe
keep on moving holde seg i bevegelse (som ordre) fortsett
keep out holde ute, stenge ute holde seg ute, holde seg borte
keep out of holde seg borte fra, holde seg unna, holde seg utenfor
keep out of somebody's way seway, 1
keep over spare på, holde på
keep somebody from doing something hindre noen i å gjøre noe
keep somebody\/something going holde noen\/noe i live, holde noen\/noe i gang
will £20 keep you going until payday?
kan du holde deg i live på 20 pund frem til lønningsdag?
this breakfast will keep me going
jeg kan klare meg på denne frokosten
keep something for oneself beholde noe for seg selv
keep something to oneself holde noe for seg selv, tie om noe
keep the Sabbath seSabbath
keep to holde seg til, overholde
he keeps to certain habits
han holder seg til visse vaner
holde fast ved, stå fast ved
he keeps to his plans
han holder fast ved planene sine
(om sted, situasjon e.l.) holde seg
keep together holde sammen holde ved like, holde gående
it's enough to keep body and soul together
det er nok til å holde det gående
keep (oneself) to oneself holde seg for seg selv
keep under holde nede, undertrykke tøyle, holde under kontroll
keep the fire under
holde ilden under kontroll
keep up vedlikeholde, holde ved like
keep up one's English
holde engelsken sin ved like
opprettholde, holde i gang, holde gående
keep up a conversation
holde en samtale gående
holde seg oppe, holde seg gående fortsette med (om tradisjon e.l.) holde i hevd holde våken, holde oppe
they kept me up all night
de holdt meg oppe hele natten
holde seg informert, holde seg à jour
keep up appearances seappearance
keep up with holde tritt med, holde følge med, holde seg à jour med henge med (overført) være like god som

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