Идиомы на букву K

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  • keep tabs on (someone or something)
    проверять, следить, наблюдать за кем-либо \ чем-либо
    The head of the department has been keeping tabs on the production of chocolate bars.
  • keep the ball rolling
    поддерживать разговор, продолжать делать что-либо
    "You must write a letter home each week, and be careful to keep the ball rolling, or your parents will get anxious."
  • keep the home fires burning
    находиться в доме, вести хозяйство
    That day Utah stayed at home to keep the home fires burning.
  • keep the lid on (something)
    держать что-либо в секрете, скрывать
    "I am not going to keep the lid on the gossip."
  • keep the wolf from the door
    едва сводить концы с концами, жить очень скромно
    Her salary was so small that she could hardly keep the wolf from the door.
  • keep time
    следить за временем (в соревновании, в игре)
    John had to keep time during the basketball game.
  • keep to oneself
    сторониться (людей)
    Cora isn't at all outgoing; she prefers to keep to herself.
  • keep track of (someone or something)
    следить за кем-либо, вести запись чего-либо
    I kept track of the events which happened that week before my departure.
  • keep track of (something)
    следить за чем-либо, вести запись
    I kept track of the events which happened that week before my departure.
  • keep up
    поддерживать (тот же уровень)
    The garden was too large for Ms. Yates to keep up properly.
  • keep up an act
    устраивать спектакль, претворяться
    "Don't try to keep up an act; I know what you are capable of."
  • keep up appearances
    соблюдать приличия, видимость; делать вид, что ничего не случилось
    Sarah decided to keep up appearances even though she was very sick.
  • keep up with (someone or something)
    держаться наравне с кем-либо \ чем-либо, не отставать
    However hard she tried, she couldn't keep up with the fashions.
  • keep up with the Joneses
    пытаться быть наровне с другими
    Leo didn't bother about keeping up with the Joneses.
  • keep up with the news
    следить за новостями, быть в курсе событий
    In order to keep up with the news my father watches TV every day.
  • keep up with the times
    следить за модой
    Pat tries very hard to keep up with the times.
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