Definition of keep_one
1. keep_on [ v ] continue a certain state, condition, or activity
Examples: "Keep on working!" "We continued to work into the night" "Keep smiling" "We went on working until well past midnight"
(The Nation, 193: 16...)
This was something on_which K. himself seemed to have some doubts ; for he kept_on threatening that he would `` pull the ears '' of those responsible_for agricultural production .
(Modern Maturity, 4:6...)
Just let the rejection slips fall where they may , and keep_on plugging , and finally you will make the grade .
(Brett Halliday, The Careless Corpse....)
`` I 'd better keep_on driving yours '' , Shayne decided , `` because I 'll be going_on over to the Beach .
(Ann Ritner, Seize a Nettle....)
Maggie started laughing , and she laughed so hard she could n't stop , and she kept_on laughing while she lugged the clothes out to the yard to hang them up while the sun was still shining .Synonyms continue go_on keep keep_on go_along proceed Related Terms discontinue act hold ride run_on continue continue lengthiness
2. keep_on [ v ] allow to remain in a place or position
Examples: "We cannot continue several servants any longer" "She retains a lawyer" "The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff" "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"
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