keep\ back


keep\ back
1. I
keep back! назад!, отойдите!, не подходить!
2. III
1) keep back smb., smth. /smb., smth. back/ keep the crowd (the enemy, the people, etc.) back сдерживать / теснить/ толпу и т. д.; keep back one's tears глотать /сдерживать/ слезы, удерживаться от слез; the dikes kept back the flood water плотины сдерживали полые воды
2) keep back smth. /smth. back/ keep back the truth (the news, some vital information, facts, etc.) скрывать /утаивать/ правду /истину/ и т. д.
3. XI
1) be kept back from smb. the exact nature of his illness was kept back from the patient от больного скрыли истинный характер его заболевания; the news of the army's defeat was kept back from the people for several days сведения о поражении армии в течение нескольких дней не предавали гласности
2) be kept back from smth. the cost of the trip was kept back from our wages из нашей зарплаты удержали стоимость поездки
4. XVI
keep back from smb., smth. keep back from the prisoner (from the invalid, from the child, etc.) не подходите к заключенному и т. д., keep back from the gates (from the barrier, from the river, etc.) не подходить к воротам и т. д.; the conjuror liked to keep well back from the front of the stage so that the audience could not follow all his movements фокусник предпочитал держаться подальше от авансцены, чтобы зрители не могли следить за всеми его движениями
5. XXI1
1) keep back smb. /smb. back/ tram smb., smth. keep back the crowds (the onlookers, the youngsters, etc.) from the visitors (from the car, etc.) оттеснить толпу и т. д. от гостей и т. д.; keep the children (the enemy, etc.) back from the river не подпускать детей и т. д. к реке; keep youngsters back from social evils ограждать молодежь от пороков общества
2) keep back smth. /smth. back/ from smb. keep the facts (the information, the details, etc.) back from the court (from the police, etc.) скрывать /утаивать/ факты и т. д. от суда и т. д.; I knew he was keeping something back from me я знал, что он что-то от меня скрывает; I have nothing to keep back from you у меня от вас нет никаких тайн
3) keep back smth. /smth. back/ from smth. keep back twenty pence a week (ten per cent of the cost of the trip, etc.) from the wages удерживать из зарплаты двадцать пенсов в неделю и т. д., keep back smth. /smth. back/ for smth. keep back five shillings for insurance stamps удерживать пять шиллингов на страхование
4) keep back smth. /smth. back/ for (until, etc.) some time keep dinner back for an hour задержать обед на час; keep back the good wine until the end приберечь / оставить/ хорошее вине к концу (обеда и т. п.)

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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