keep\ on


keep\ on
1. I
1) buttons which do not keep on пуговицы, которые отрываются /отлетают, не держатся/
2) keep on! продолжайте дальше!; if the rain keeps on, we shall stay at home если дождь не перестанет, мы останемся дома: I am tired of this work but I still keep on хотя я и устал от этой работы, но все еще ее не бросаю /продолжаю/
2. II
keep on in some manner we were tired listening to him but he kept steadily on мы уже устали слушать его, а он все говорил и говорил; keep straight on идти все время прямо
3. III
1) keep on smth. /smth. on/ keep one's hat (one's overcoat, this dress, etc.) on не снимать шляпы и т. д.; it was so windy I could not keep my cap on был такой сильный ветер, что я едва удерживал фуражку на голове
2) keep on smb. /smb. on/ keep on old workers (one's old nurse, two or three typists, etc.) оставлять /не увольнять/ старых рабочих и т. д.
4. IV
keep on smth. /smth. on/ in some manner keep the cover on tight держать крышку плотно закрытой
5. XI
be kept on he hopes he will be kept on он надеется, что его не уволят /оставят на работе/; some of the men who were under notice were kept on at the insistence of the union некоторые рабочие, предупрежденные об увольнении, были оставлены по требованию профсоюза
6. XIV
keep on doing smth. keep on singing (whistling, eating, trying, insisting, etc.) продолжать петь и т. д., keep on falling (talking, smoking, etc.) все время /без конца/ падать и т. д.; keep on saying the same thing все время повторять /твердить/ одно и то же; why do the dogs keep on barking? отчего собаки все время лают /не перестают лаять/?; don't keep on asking such silly questions перестаньте задавать такие глупые вопросы; he kept on hoping он не терял надежды
7. XVI
1) keep on with smth. keep on with the job (with one's letter, with one's composition, etc.) продолжать работу и т. д., keep on about smth., smb. coll. keep on about dresses (about his girl, about his trip, etc.) только и говорить что о платьях и т. д.; keep on for some time he kept on for an hour он говорил (читал, стучал и т. п.) целый час; school keeps on till four o'clock занятия в школе идут до четырех часов; keep on for some distance he kept on for another two miles он продержался еще две мили
2) keep on at smb. keep on at his father (at his elder brother, at her friend, etc.) приставать к отцу и т. д. (с просьбами, вопросами и т. п.), the children kept on at their mother to take them to the zoo дети упрашивали мать взять их в зоопарк
8. XXI1
keep on smb. /smb. on/ at smth. keep him on at his old job оставлять его на старой работе /на прежнем месте/; keep smth. on with smth. keep your shirt on with sleeves rolled down не снимай рубашку и не засучивай рукава
9. XXV
keep on until /till/... keep on until you get to the post office (until /till/ you come to the crossing, etc.) идете вперед, пока не дойдете до почты и т. д.

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • Keep — (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep, regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover, OE. copnien to desire.] 1. To care; to desire. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keep — [kiːp] verb kept PTandPP [kept] 1. [transitive] to store something that will be useful: • The Credit Reference Agency keeps files on individuals debt records. • You should keep a supply of forms. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • keep — vb 1 Keep, observe, celebrate, solemnize, commemorate are comparable when they mean to pay proper attention or honor to something prescribed, obligatory, or demanded (as by one s nationality, religion, or rank), but they vary widely in their… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • keep — [kēp] vt. kept, keeping [ME kepen < OE cœpan, to behold, watch out for, lay hold of, akin to MLowG kapen, ON kopa, to stare at < ? IE base * ĝab , to look at or for] 1. to observe or pay regard to; specif., a) to observe with due or… …   English World dictionary

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keep — ► VERB (past and past part. kept) 1) have or retain possession of. 2) retain or reserve for use in the future. 3) put or store in a regular place. 4) (of a perishable commodity) remain in good condition. 5) continue in a specified condition,… …   English terms dictionary

  • Keep — Keep, n. 1. The act or office of keeping; custody; guard; care; heed; charge. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Pan, thou god of shepherds all, Which of our tender lambkins takest keep. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being kept; hence, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keep — keep; green·keep·er; house·keep; house·keep·er; keep·able; keep·er·ing; keep·er·ship; keep·sake; store·keep; keep·er; …   English syllables

  • Keep — 〈f. 20; Seemannsspr.〉 Kerbe, Rille * * * Keep, die; , en [aus dem Niederd. < mniederd. kēp, wohl verw. mit ↑ kappen] (Seemannsspr.): Rille, Kerbe (in einer Boje, einem Block, Mast o. Ä.), die einem darumgelegten Tau Halt gibt. * * * I Keep   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • keep — I (continue) verb be constant, be steadfast, carry forward, carry on, endure, extend, forge ahead, go on, keep going, last, lengthen, live on, maintain, move ahead, never cease, perpetuate, perseverare, persevere, persist, press onward, progress …   Law dictionary

  • keep — The construction keep + object + from + ing verb is idiomatic in current English: • His hands held flat over his ears as if to keep his whole head from flying apart Martin Amis, 1978. The intransitive use of keep + from + ing verb is recorded in… …   Modern English usage

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