keep somebody going
keep (one) going
To give one enough energy, sustenance, etc., until one gets what one truly needs or wants. Lost for days in the woods, we had to eat bugs and edible roots to keep us going. I am so anxious for the new movie in the series to come out this winter that I'm reading the novels again to keep me going.
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ˌkeep somebody ˈgoing(informal) be enough for somebody until they get what they are waiting for: Why don’t you have an apple to keep you going till dinner time?
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