keep on

  1. allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
    We cannot continue several servants any longer
    She retained her composure
    Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on
    this garment retains its shape even after many washings
    We kept the work going as long as we could
    She retains a lawyer
    The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff
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How To Use keep on In A Sentence

  • The principal thing in this world is to keep one's soul aloft. 
  • But while the mysterious circumstances of the tragedy keep on adding up, the ghostly presence of her partner seems intent on having his say. The Sun
  • Nancy has offered me a choice: of the dozen or so birds of prey she and her falconer husband keep on their rural New Hampshire property, I could work with Jazz or with Emma, the lanner falcon. Birdology
  • Keep on until you reach the crossing.
  • When the sun rises they shine with a brilliant light that makes it impossible to keep one's eyes fixed upon it.
  • No one is born a genius.Just keep on doing what you like and that itself is a talent.
  • Don't keep on at the children about this incident.
  • Regards from Beat Gonk one of the Gonks that keep on playing cool ! cinebeats says; December 11, 2007 @ 11:12 am Let’s Go Gonk!
  • While their young choreographer has an anxiety attack over the seeming lack of progress, they just keep on dancing, chatting away and having a wonderful time. Times, Sunday Times
  • If she goes anywhere in what you call rendering criminal assistance, which is an accomplice after the fact -- money, food, shelter, anything that would allow him to keep on the run and away from the authorities would be rendering criminal assistance to him by the wife. CNN Transcript Apr 11, 2008
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