Буква K

  • keep one's place

    знать своё место

    Jill was not satisfied with the relashionships among her co-workers, but she was told to keep her place.
  • keep one's shirt on

    сохранять спокойствие, не нервничать, не горячиться

    During the meeting everybody was agitated; Nick was the only one who was able to keep his shirt on.
  • keep one's wits about one

    не терять головы, сохранять самообладание

    Throughout the dispute Conrad was like a cold spectator who could keep his wits about him.
  • keep one's word

    сдержать своё слово, обещание

    She kept her word in coming to visit me.
  • keep pace (with someone or something)

    идти в ногу с кем-либо \ чем-либо, идти наравне, не отставать

    Helen had been ill for a long time, and it was difficult for her to keep pace with the other students.
  • keep quiet

    не шуметь

    The children were making a lot of noise, and the mother had to tell them to keep quiet.
  • keep still

    не шуметь или не двигаться

    "Please keep still during the lecture."
  • 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.
  • keyed up

    взвинчиный, взволнованный, нервный

    Sam was so keyed up over the prospect of his long trip that he didn't sleep a wink that night.
  • kick around

    плохо, грубо обращаться

    Ron's stepfather treats his stepson very badly; he is always kicking him around.
  • kick back

    расслабляться, отдыхать

    Paul was going to kick back, but his mother told him to clear the mess in his room.
  • kick in (some money or something)

    внести пожертвование (деньги или что-либо ещё)

    Everybody was ready to kick in and collect some clothes for needy children.
  • kick off

    начинать (досл. вбрасывать мяч и начинать игру)

    They kicked off the election campaign a few months before the elections.
  • kick oneself

    сожалеть

    Jonny kicked himself for not having taken advantage of the situation.
  • kick out (someone)

    выгнать кого-либо

    "If you misbehave and disrupt the class, you may be kicked out of school."
  • kick the bucket

    умереть, "сыграть в ящик"

    Alan hoped he would kick the bucket before he is as old as his Grandfather.
  • kick the habit

    отвыкать от плохой привычки

    Peter has been smoking for years, and he has never tried to kick the habit.
  • kick up a fuss/storm

    поднимать шум, скандал (часто из-за пустяков)

    "Please, don't kick up a storm because I've lost your disk. I'll reimburse you."
  • kick up one's heels

    веселиться, резвиться

    They kicked up their heels at Bob's birthday party last week.
  • kick/turn over

    заводиться (о моторе)

    The motor of my car coughed and sneezed and wouldn't start, but finally it kicked over.