keep back (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb keep back (2).
Meaning: If something keeps you back, it stops you from getting where you want to go.Synonym: hold back, hinder, hamper
- keep sb back She's a talented musician, but her health problems are keeping her back.
- keep sb back The country wants to develop, but their poor education system will keep them back.
Pedro's a very smart guy. The thing that's keeping him back is his
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Contributor: Matt Errey