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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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