[kiːp] 1. pt, pp kept, vt
(retain) receipt zachowywać (zachować perf); money zatrzymywać (zatrzymać perf); job utrzymywać (utrzymać perf); (preserve, store) przechowywać (przechować perf), trzymać; (detain) zatrzymywać (zatrzymać perf); (hold back) powstrzymywać (powstrzymać perf); shop, accounts, notes prowadzić; chickens etc hodować, trzymać (inf); family utrzymywać; promise dotrzymywać (dotrzymać perf) +gen

I keep thinking about it — ciągle o tym myślę

keep walking — idź dalej

we try to keep her happy — staramy się, żeby była zadowolona

keep the kitchen tidy — utrzymuj kuchnię w czystości

to keep sb waiting — kazać (kazać perf) komuś czekać

to keep an appointment — przychodzić (przyjść perf) na (umówione) spotkanie

to keep a record of — rejestrować or notować +acc

to keep sth to o.s. — zachowywać (zachować perf) coś dla siebie

to keep sth (back) from sb — zatajać (zataić perf) coś przed kimś

to keep sb from doing sth — powstrzymywać (powstrzymać perf) kogoś od (z)robienia czegoś

to keep sth from happening — zapobiegać (zapobiec perf) czemuś

to keep time — clock wskazywać czas

to keep warm — trzymać się ciepło

keep to the path — trzymaj się ścieżki

how are you keeping? (inf) — jak (ci) leci? (inf)

Phrasal Verbs:
2. vi
trzymać się
3. n
(expenses) utrzymanie nt; (of castle) baszta f
* * *
[ki:p] 1. past tense, past participle - kept; verb
1) (to have for a very long or indefinite period of time: He gave me the picture to keep.) trzymać, mieć w posiadaniu
2) (not to give or throw away; to preserve: I kept the most interesting books; Can you keep a secret?) zatrzymać
3) (to (cause to) remain in a certain state or position: I keep this gun loaded; How do you keep cool in this heat?; Will you keep me informed of what happens?) utrzymywać
4) (to go on (performing or repeating a certain action): He kept walking.) wciąż (coś robić), nie przestawać
5) (to have in store: I always keep a tin of baked beans for emergencies.) mieć (w zapasie)
6) (to look after or care for: She keeps the garden beautifully; I think they keep hens.) utrzymywać
7) (to remain in good condition: That meat won't keep in this heat unless you put it in the fridge.) zachowywać swieżość
8) (to make entries in (a diary, accounts etc): She keeps a diary to remind her of her appointments; He kept the accounts for the club.) prowadzić
9) (to hold back or delay: Sorry to keep you.) zatrzymywać
10) (to provide food, clothes, housing for (someone): He has a wife and child to keep.) utrzymywać
11) (to act in the way demanded by: She kept her promise.) dotrzymywać
12) (to celebrate: to keep Christmas.) obchodzić
2. noun
(food and lodging: She gives her mother money every week for her keep; Our cat really earns her keep - she kills all the mice in the house.) utrzymanie
- keeping
- keep-fit
- keepsake
- for keeps
- in keeping with
- keep away
- keep back
- keep one's distance
- keep down
- keep one's end up
- keep from
- keep going
- keep hold of
- keep house for
- keep house
- keep in
- keep in mind
- keep it up
- keep off
- keep on
- keep oneself to oneself
- keep out
- keep out of
- keep time
- keep to
- keep something to oneself
- keep to oneself
- keep up
- keep up with the Joneses
- keep watch

English-Polish dictionary. 2013.


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