keep an appointment

This page is about the collocation keep an appointment

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to meet somebody at the time you agreed to

For example

  • I couldn't keep the appointment, so I called my dentist and changed it to another time.

  • If you make too many appointments, you might have trouble keeping them all.

Quick Quiz

David didn't keep the appointment. He

a. was too busy to go

b. had thrown it away

c. had arrived early

Contributor: Matt Errey