keep records

This page is about the collocation keep records

collocation pattern: verb + noun


to store detailed information, e.g. in business, legal cases, health care, education, etc.

For example

  • Now we keep all our records online, but we used to keep them in filing cabinets.

  • All the company records, including sales and expenses, are kept in our head office.

Quick Quiz

Our company keeps records because we

a. all like listening to music

b. don't have time to throw them away

c. will have to check them in the future

Contributor: Matt Errey