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keep up the good work

This page is about the conversational phrase keep up the good work

Meaning

You can say this to encourage someone to continue working well, studying hard, playing well, etc.

For example

  • While he was looking at my school report card, Dad smiled and said, "Keep up the good work, son."

  • "We've been getting some really good results lately, so let's keep up the good work, OK?"

Quick Quiz

If your boss says "Keep up the good work", you should

a. try to do a bit more work

b. try to keep working well

c. try to find a better job

Contributor: Matt Errey