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keep it up

This page is about the conversational phrase keep it up

Meaning

to continue doing the same thing

For example

  • "Your work's been excellent lately. Try to keep it up."

  • I was tired of all the noise my kids were making, so I said, "Keep it up and you'll be sent to bed!"

Quick Quiz

A manager might say "Keep it up" to a member of staff who's

a. making fewer mistakes

b. making more mistakes

c. making small mistakes

Contributor: Matt Errey