Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk udsagnsord: keep up

1. keep up (om konkurrence) maintain a required pace or level

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe could not keep up and dropped out of the race.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mere specifikke termerkeep pace, keep step

Kan forårsagecompete, contend, vie

2. keep up (om tilstand) lengthen or extend in duration or space

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible.
Prolong the treatment of the patient.
Keep up the good work.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)prolong, sustain

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerbear on, carry on, continue, preserve, uphold

Mere specifikke termercontinue, keep, keep on, retain

3. keep up (om forhold) keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe preserve these archeological findings.
The old lady could not keep up the building.
Children must be taught to conserve our national heritage.
The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conserve, maintain, preserve

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerkeep

Mere specifikke termerembalm, hold the line, plastinate

4. keep up (om ændring) keep informed

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe kept up on his country's foreign policies.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)follow, keep abreast

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfollow, trace

5. keep up (i anatomi) prevent from going to bed at night

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe anticipation of the trip kept the children up all night.
I kept myself up all night studying for the exam.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Medførersit up, stay up

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