keep (someone or something) going

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Definition of keep (someone or something) going

1 : to make (someone) able to continue doing something at a difficult time I don't know what keeps her going after all these years. Their grandson is the only thing keeping them going.
2 : to cause (something) to continue to exist or function They tried everything they could think of to keep the business going. He kept the conversation going.

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“Keep (someone or something) going.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20%28someone%20or%20something%29%20going. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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