Phrasal Verbs

keep to

This page is about the phrasal verb keep to


If you keep to something like a limit, a budget or a schedule, you don't go over it or outside it.


stick to

For example

  • keep to sth If we don't keep to our budget, we won't have enough money left over to pay the rent.

  • keep to sth It's important to keep to the schedule or we'll start having problems.

Nouns often used as objects with keep to: budget, limit, schedule, timetable, route, plan

Quick Quiz

We kept to our annual budget, so at the end of the year we

a. had plenty of money

b. were short of money

c. had to borrow money

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