keep away

VERB
  1. prevent from coming close
    I tried to keep the child away from the pool
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How To Use keep away In A Sentence

  • Provide the bare necessities of life, especially food; keep away hunger.
  • The door was shut and sealed with charms and talismans to keep away evil spirits or in this case, those who might want to steal the elemental gem inside.
  • Keep away from children and republicans! 'the so-called' moderates 'aren't much better than the far right wingnuts. maybe a bit more sane but still only interested in bettering the rich and big corporations at the expense of the American people. More Moderate vs. Conservative GOP battles ahead
  • He backstrokes away and then cautiously around the counter, lettered in black: ANUBIS Swinoujscie, trying to keep away from those screws. Gravity's Rainbow
  • The flabellum, in liturgical use, is a fan made of leather, silk, parchment, or feathers intended to keep away insects from the Sacred The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI
  • But as you know, they cannot keep away from their homocentrism for long; it's like a security blanket. Pam's House Blend - Front Page
  • As a result, we used to sleep with the many others on the open terrace, looking at the stars in a windless night, hoping that the fumes from the mosquito coil would keep away the buzzing creatures from us.
  • Apart from cooks and numerous assistants there were tailors, washermen, attendants to fan their masters, others to keep away fires, and entire hierarchies of housemaids.
  • I need to keep away from magazines and high street stores and everything trendified for a long time.
  • Keep away from the edge of the cliff - you might fall.
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