keep with

keep with (someone or something)

1. To associate with or remain in the company of someone or something. I decided years ago not to keep with liars like you. We raised you better than to keep with such degenerates.
2. To persevere in some task, action, or activity. I am bound and determined to keep with my workout routine this time. You've got to keep practicing. If you don't keep with it, then you'll never get any better!
3. To conform to or remain in agreement with something. Used especially in the phrase "in keeping with something." We want to ensure that the curriculum keeps with our religious beliefs. In keeping with the family's wishes, we're declining to make a comment on the case at this point in time.
4. To allow someone else to maintain possession, custody, or care of someone or something, especially for a temporary period. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "keep" and "with." We're keeping the kids with my parents while we're on our trip. Do you mind if I keep some of my stuff with you while I look for a new place to live?
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

keep something with someone

to leave something in the care of someone. Can I keep my bicycle with you while I am gone? I can keep your bicycle with me.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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