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Phrasal Verbs

keep down (3)

This page is about the phrasal verb keep down (3)

Meaning

to keep food in your stomach even though you feel like vomiting

For example

  • keep sth down The food was so bad that I had trouble keeping it down.

  • keep sth down Henrik is so sick that he can't even keep water down for long.

Quick Quiz

Terry tried to keep the food down, but he couldn't help

a. eating more

b. his friend to eat it

c. vomiting it up

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