keep from (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb keep from (1).

Meaning: If something or someone keeps you from doing something, it means you can't do it.

For example:

  • keep sb from sth Are you busy? I don't want to keep you from your work.

  • keep sb from doing sth Most parents find it very difficult to keep their kids from eating unhealthy snacks.

Quick Quiz:

My wife and I try to keep our children from

a. doing their homework

b. playing computer games too much

c. learning English

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