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keep up (3)

Meaning: If somebody or something keeps you up, you cannot go to bed.

For example:

  • keep sb up The noise from my neighbour's party kept me up most of the night.

  • keep sb up It's getting late so I'd better head home. I don't want to keep you up past your bedtime.

Quick Quiz:

I had to finish the report, and it kept me up
  1. until 4 a.m.
  2. all day yesterday
  3. while I was sleeping

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