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Which one of the following verbs is NOT an alternative meaning for "keep"?

I ask my friend if I can use her pen. She hands it to me and says "It's okay. You can keep it." What does that mean?

I'm going away for the summer, and my friend offers me a book. She says I can keep the book for the summer, but she will need it when I get back. What does this mean?

You start a new job at a supermarket. On your first day, your boss gives you a key to a locker. He says, "You can keep your valuables in it." What does this mean?

My friend keeps her house in good condition. What does this mean?

My friend writes in her journal several times a week. In other words, she keeps a _______.

Don't worry... you can tell me, and I won't repeat it to anyone. I can keep a ______.

We've been walking for hours, but if we're going to reach the hotel before midnight, we have to keep _______.

The food won't keep if you leave it in the cupboard on a hot day.
What does this mean?

His lawn is kept beautifully. He has a sign on it that says, "Keep _____ the grass."


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197 Comments on “10 ways to use the verb ‘KEEP’ in English”


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10/10, nice explanation Gill.

Wednesday, July 29th 2015

    10 out of 10? Please keep it to yourself Alex! It could be desappointing for others.

    Just kidding :-) Well-done!!!

    Keep up the Good Work!

    Ciao

    Saturday, August 1st 2015

    you are good at English. :)

    Thursday, September 3rd 2015

“Keep Off the Grass!” I’ll keep it in mind. Useful! Thank you, Gill :)

Wednesday, July 29th 2015

    hhhhhhhhhhhhhh you get problem with it

    Thursday, July 30th 2015

    It‘ looks like Chinese name,

    Sunday, August 30th 2015

Great lesson, Gill!! Many thanks!!

Wednesday, July 29th 2015

I like this lession, is very usefull. thanks

Wednesday, July 29th 2015

10/10.
I just love your accent, Gill. I love every English person, but every one is unique, so yours is quite beautiful and sooo clear. Thank you very much!

I’ll keep watching you. ;)

Wednesday, July 29th 2015

Ver nice lesson!! Thanks!!

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thanks a lot, Gill, very useful lesson

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thanks to have this website..
very useful

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thanks,Gill.

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Very good explanation, I’ve learned a lot. Thank you, Gill!

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Gill you are “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”.
can you please suggest me book for efflorescent learning english.

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Excellent, as usual. It’s a pleasure to follow your lessons. Thanks Gill

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Dear Prof. Gill,
Very nice lesson indeed. Thank you kindly. h

Thursday, July 30th 2015

It is very useful :) Thank you.

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Keep giving us this kind of wonderful lessons,Gill ;)I always enjoy watching your videos.Thank you for this one.See you soon :)

Thursday, July 30th 2015

thank you Gill, I didn’t know the meaning referred to preserving food in the freezer. Please Gill, do as much lessons as you can! Your accent is simply beautiful (how many mistakes have I done?)

Thursday, July 30th 2015

thnxx teacher Gill

Thursday, July 30th 2015

9/10. Good

Thursday, July 30th 2015

thank u Gill

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thank you so much for the lesson, i do love it !!

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thanks.

Thursday, July 30th 2015

thank you and welcome here

Thursday, July 30th 2015

I have 10/10 Thanks you very much
. Amonth th Engvid’s teachers, your accent is my favorite. I’m looking forward to seeing your next lessons Love from France xxx

Thursday, July 30th 2015

where lesson two ?

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thanks a lot Gill.

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Useful lesson, thanks a lot of, Gill!

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Many thanks!

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Great lesson, Keep going pls

Thursday, July 30th 2015

thanks teacher for thred time iam got h… score

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Amazing teacher, and very nice, thank you.

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thank you ! Mrs Gill

it is really an informative lesson .

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thank you Gill very much.

Could you make the same lesson on the verb get?

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thank you! It’s awesome lesson!

Thursday, July 30th 2015

I’ll keep it in mind. Thanks a lot, Gill!!!!!!!!

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thanks, Ms.Gill! So many details and examples are great and very educational!!!

Thursday, July 30th 2015

i like it

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thank you,Mr.Gill it’s very useful lessen.

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thanks Ms Gill, great lesson !!!!!

Thursday, July 30th 2015

…So far so good, keep on writing.
Thank you, Jill for this lesson in practical use.

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Great lesson Gill!

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thank you, Gill. This lesson is very interesting! I got 80.

Thursday, July 30th 2015

very good lesson

Thursday, July 30th 2015

Thanks a lot for such good lesson, Gill!

Friday, July 31st 2015

Thank you very much. Keep doing!))) Your lessons are great. I’m sure everybody wants more )))

Friday, July 31st 2015

you are a
super yeacher!!!

Friday, July 31st 2015

Thanks so much.

Friday, July 31st 2015

Thank you :)

Friday, July 31st 2015

Thankyou very much, your mini lessons are very informative, keep going my teacher!

Friday, July 31st 2015

Hi,Gill! What a pleasure take your classes!

Friday, July 31st 2015

Thank you

Friday, July 31st 2015

10/10 – You like my motorcycle? Go on, hold it, and if you like it, you can keep it, but only for one day or two no more, ok, otherwise don’t.

Friday, July 31st 2015

9/10 not bad.. learnt a lot. Thanks.

Friday, July 31st 2015

“U can keep it (my swimsuit) for the summer” sounds friendly but share clothes isn’t hygienic kkkk

Friday, July 31st 2015

10/10 I am so happy :D

Friday, July 31st 2015

Thanks for this lesson, Gill!

There are several examples with complete, usual and interesting sentences.

I desire to keep attending your great lessons!

Friday, July 31st 2015

Great! I love your lesson so much, Gill. Your pronunciation is great for learners. Love it

Saturday, August 1st 2015

10/10. Keep it up !

Saturday, August 1st 2015

Please, can somebody help me with the meaning of the cuestión number 8?

Saturday, August 1st 2015

Thank you Gill!!!I love your accent!!!You should prepare a pronunciation lesson please…you speak slowly and very clear ;)
Keep it in mind!!

Saturday, August 1st 2015

i scored 8 out of 10 but my mistakes are so stupid :(

Saturday, August 1st 2015

Great lesson Gill, thank you!

Saturday, August 1st 2015

than y 10_10

Saturday, August 1st 2015

Thanks. It was really helpful

Saturday, August 1st 2015

9/10
Thank you Gill! It’s really helpful.

Sunday, August 2nd 2015

Thank you Gill. Please keep teaching so that knowledge can spread

Sunday, August 2nd 2015

Thank you Gill.

Sunday, August 2nd 2015

Thank you.Your lesson help me to don’t have mistake again.I think you is my best teacher and your speaking is good so can you teach me how to speak like you,please?
Thanks.love to you.

Monday, August 3rd 2015

9 out of 10…..not bad…but i can do better

Monday, August 3rd 2015

what a lesson. very nice explanation. Thank you.

Monday, August 3rd 2015

Great lesson!!! I’ll keep all those knowledges.

Monday, August 3rd 2015

heey gill I don’t understand

Monday, August 3rd 2015

Thanks for this lesson. This website help me so much to understand since basic rules until advanced things. Keep doing it for us.

Monday, August 3rd 2015

Very useful, thank you!

Monday, August 3rd 2015

thank you so much ! You are using an understandable accent. this is usefull for me.

Monday, August 3rd 2015

thank you

Monday, August 3rd 2015

Congratulations, Gill! You’ve given us excellent tips! Thank you!

Monday, August 3rd 2015

thanks Gill, your lessons are clear and always helpful

Tuesday, August 4th 2015

10 of 10. thank you. excellent lesson!

Tuesday, August 4th 2015

    good jod you are excellent

    Friday, August 7th 2015

Hi everyone — thank you all for your kind comments on my latest lesson. Keep up the good work, and see you again soon!! Gill

Tuesday, August 4th 2015

    thank you too gill and see you soon too

    Friday, August 7th 2015

    thank you too gill and see you soon too

    Friday, August 7th 2015

What different between start and began?

Tuesday, August 4th 2015

thanks you gill

Tuesday, August 4th 2015

Thank Gill.
It is very easy to get what you say.

Wednesday, August 5th 2015

Thank you Gill :)

Thursday, August 6th 2015

Hello teacher.

It was a very good explanation.

Thanks for this lesson.

I will keep in mind all the 10 ways to use keep.

Thursday, August 6th 2015

Thank you Gill. Great, great lesson!

Thursday, August 6th 2015

Tks Gill it was a great class!

Friday, August 7th 2015

I will keep in mind this great class. Thank you Gill.

Friday, August 7th 2015

Thanks Gill…It was really nice and useful lesson…

Saturday, August 8th 2015

thanks a lot Gill

Saturday, August 8th 2015

I feel myself in a real classroom when I learn with Gill, this is amazing an helpful to keep you concentrated! I’ve got 9/10…!

Saturday, August 8th 2015

thanks a lot,it was great ^_^

Monday, August 10th 2015

Thanks for clear speech)and understandable lesson

Tuesday, August 11th 2015

9/10, better than I thought.

Tuesday, August 11th 2015

Good lesson! And now…. “to get” … What do you think about? :-)

Wednesday, August 12th 2015

Thank u mam

Wednesday, August 12th 2015

I agree with everybody else, it was an excellent lesson and so easy to understand you! thank you!

Wednesday, August 12th 2015

thank you i like this teaching program, it has a lot of tips that help me so much……

Wednesday, August 12th 2015

Highly appreciate your great explanation and your amazing accent absolutely being the way to hold audience’s attention.

Friday, August 14th 2015

thank you madame :D

Friday, August 14th 2015

i got 10/10, thankyou, i liked your video

Saturday, August 15th 2015

thank you ms gill

Saturday, August 15th 2015

Thanks mr. Gill

Saturday, August 15th 2015

Thank you , Ms Gill.

Sunday, August 16th 2015

Hi Ms Gill, thank you, I got 8/10 point

Sunday, August 16th 2015

Thank you Gill

Monday, August 17th 2015

a nice lesson. Thank you.

Monday, August 17th 2015

10/10….Thanks Gill…

Monday, August 17th 2015

9/10 reached. Very useful lesson Gill!
Thanks a lot ☺

Monday, August 17th 2015

10/10… Thanks so much for your excellent explanation. ☺

Wednesday, August 19th 2015

7/10 and I was sure, that I absolutely right))

Thursday, August 20th 2015

Thanks a lot

Thursday, August 20th 2015

Thanks my teach.

Thursday, August 20th 2015

I like this website and teachers.Thanks.

Thursday, August 20th 2015

Thanks Grill and The website.,It’s very useful for everyone!!!

Friday, August 21st 2015

This was a very useful lesson. I got 10! Thanks Gill!

Friday, August 21st 2015

Thank’s a lot, Gill!

Friday, August 21st 2015

I will keep learning from your lovely lessons Mrs.Gill. Thank you so much.

Saturday, August 22nd 2015

    My nickname is donatello133 ask me the contact and then I accept because I want communicate in English too.

    Thursday, August 27th 2015

thank you Gill for this useful lesson)

Tuesday, August 25th 2015

I like your class very much,wonderful

Sunday, August 30th 2015

Ma’am, what is the difference between the following two sentences?
“I saw him enter the room”.
“I saw him entering the room”.

Saturday, September 5th 2015

thanks for teaching

Saturday, September 5th 2015

I love your lesson Gil
It’s very useful

Tuesday, September 8th 2015

Thank you so much Gill
I really love your accent

Wednesday, September 9th 2015

8/10. Very good teacher

Wednesday, September 9th 2015

clear explanation.
thank you Gill

Wednesday, September 9th 2015

Hi Gill, I like your class a nice because you explain everything with calm and continous. Thank you!!!

Thursday, September 10th 2015

Thank you!!!

Friday, September 11th 2015

Thank you. it was a useful lesson.

Friday, September 11th 2015

thanks for teaching

Wednesday, September 16th 2015

I get 10/10
thanks,Gill !

Saturday, September 19th 2015

Hello Mrs Gill, I love your classes. I would like to attend a private class with you, is it possible? Maybe throw skype?
Tks, Federico
It follow my email address: ftroentle@hotmail.com

Monday, September 21st 2015

Thank you for your lesson. It it really helpful.

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015

Love u Mrs Gill!

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015

Thanks Gill. YOU’RE VERY GOOD. .!

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015

thanks Gill

Friday, September 25th 2015

Thanks very much for the lesson!

Monday, September 28th 2015

thank you so much.
it is good lesson
I have learnt a lot of today.

Tuesday, September 29th 2015

Thanks a lot I’m tired but I must keep studying if I want to learn more .Please keep going and publish more videos.

Sunday, October 4th 2015

I got 9 out of 10… Dear Gill, I can’t help falling in love with your accent and teaching methodology: I am really your fan ! I love watching and listening to your nice videos many time ! … * Best wishes from the Caribbean coast of Colombia, South America !

Thursday, October 22nd 2015

thanks for your explain.

Friday, October 23rd 2015

with my respect to you i found that there is something missing in this lesson for example the meaning of the word keep should been written beside each sentences to understand correctly with my appreciate to your efforts

Saturday, October 24th 2015

Thank you, Gill!

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015

Thank you very much. Good lesson. Ciao! :)

Wednesday, November 4th 2015

Great Gill. You’re very nice teacher

Thursday, November 5th 2015

Thank you Gill for very good lesson :)

Friday, November 13th 2015

this is a great lesson!

Sunday, November 15th 2015

Milk keeps much ​longer in a ​fridge. alwayes we mention to keep as a verb with somewho did the action.here how the milk will keep itself?
would you please advice me.
regards

Monday, December 28th 2015

Thanks,Gill

Tuesday, December 29th 2015

Thanks a lot,Mrs.Gill.

Saturday, January 9th 2016

    hey@@ nice to meet you. hope we can be friend! im Hậu!

    Sunday, January 10th 2016

Hi Gill,
Great!!!

Sunday, January 10th 2016

thank you very much! ,mrs Jill

Sunday, January 10th 2016

Thanks a lot
I love your lesson

Tuesday, January 12th 2016

Thank you so much, you have done this very easy, thank you,

Thursday, January 14th 2016

very good explanation,Thank you very much

Friday, January 29th 2016

Thanks Ma’am Really It’s gonna help a lot

Monday, February 1st 2016

Thank you Gill. I like your accent.It was a great lesson.

Saturday, February 6th 2016

Thankyou… your lesson was very clear! Thank you to all on engvid..

Sunday, February 28th 2016

Thank you Gill and keep smiling.

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016

Perfect explanations…. Thanks a lot Gill.

Monday, March 7th 2016

Thank you, Gill. I keep learning English every day.

Monday, March 7th 2016

Thanks Gill, great work!

Wednesday, March 9th 2016

love you. Gill!!

Sunday, March 13th 2016

Thanks a lot, dear Gill! Very interesting lesson! We love you!

Wednesday, March 30th 2016

Thanks Gill
In the first shoot, i’ve 100

Sunday, April 3rd 2016

10/10 I will continue watching your lessons Thanks..

Monday, April 11th 2016

A helpful lesson, thanks so much!

Monday, April 25th 2016

Thanks for this wonderful session I’ll keep it in mind. I hope God will give you more life and more birthdays to come thank you teacher Gill.

Thursday, May 12th 2016

I’m John from philippines

Thursday, May 12th 2016

Thank you.I am keeping This lossen

Sunday, May 15th 2016

I got 9/10. Thank you for teaching . I will keep learning.

Tuesday, May 17th 2016

Good, but I just kept 7/10.

Sunday, May 29th 2016

Thank you. I’ll keep what you said in this lesson in mind.

Thursday, June 2nd 2016

i got lots of information from your lesson as well my son. thank you so much

Sunday, June 12th 2016

Please ,Kindly remove the advertisement !!
You hurt the Muslims .

Saturday, June 18th 2016

6/10 not good. try my best !

Saturday, June 25th 2016

thank you very much! ,mrs Jill

Friday, July 1st 2016

Thanks, Gill. I’ve kept all you said in mind.

Friday, July 8th 2016

i’ll keep it in my mind :)
thanks Gill!

Tuesday, August 23rd 2016

thanks very much

Thursday, August 25th 2016

I’ve got 10/10. Thank you very much for your useful lesson. I will keep it in my mind ^_^

Monday, August 29th 2016

Happy to see my result. Got 10 out of 10 without watching video.

Friday, September 9th 2016

10/10 good lesson!

Tuesday, September 13th 2016

9/10, thanks my teacher for a good lesson i knew a lot but i want to learn about other another otherwise other than, the other each other and one other could you teach us?

Tuesday, October 18th 2016

9/10 Thank you Gill,I can do better, next time I promise you it will be different.

Ciao

Tuesday, October 25th 2016

;)

Wednesday, October 26th 2016

thanks to teacher Gill

Monday, November 21st 2016

das ist gut gill ;)

Sunday, November 27th 2016

thank you

Thursday, December 1st 2016
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