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Common collocations with “keep” with example sentences
- keep a diary – I keep a diary and write in it every day.
- keep a promise – Can I trust you to keep a promise?
- keep a secret – Can I trust you to keep a secret?
- keep an appointment – It is polite to keep your appointments.
- keep calm – Keep calm and carry on.
- keep control – The police failed to keep control of the crowd.
- keep in touch – Keep in touch by writing me letters.
- keep quiet – We must keep quiet because the baby is sleeping.
- keep someone’s place – John kept Jane’s place in the queue.
- keep the change – The waiter was good, shall we let him keep the change?
- Keep up – I can’t keep up with Bob because he walks too quickly.