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Phrasal Verbs

keep from (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb keep from (2)

Meaning

If you keep something from someone, you don't tell them about it.

Synonym

withhold

For example

  • keep sth from sb We kept the bad news from her until she was in a better state of mind.

  • keep sth from sb It's best to keep some things from children until they're old enough to understand them properly.

Quick Quiz

We have to keep news about those things from Joan because it just

a. amuses her

b. upsets her

c. pleases her

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