keep by

keep someone or something by someone

to make someone or something stay next to someone. Try to keep the twins by you until we have taken a few more pictures. Please keep this package by you until we are ready to present it.
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keep something by

to keep something handy; to keep something in reserve, ready to be used. Keep this extra glue by in case you need it. This money had been kept by for just such an emergency.
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( VentureBeat explains the arrival of note sharing on Keep by highlighting an example from Google on creating and sharing a grocery list with friends or family members.