keep back

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Englisch - Englisch
Not go near to a person or place
hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"
If you keep back part of something, you do not use or give away all of it, so that you still have some to use at a later time. Roughly chop the vegetables, and keep back a little to chop finely and serve as a garnish. = set aside, hold back
If you keep some information back, you do not tell all that you know about something. Neither of them is telling the whole truth. Invariably, they keep something back
secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"
stop; restrain; hide, conceal
keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
keep back

    Türkische aussprache

    kip bäk


    /ˈkēp ˈbak/ /ˈkiːp ˈbæk/


    [ 'kEp ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English kepen, from Old English cEpan; perhaps akin to Old High German chapfEn to look.