keep (someone) at it

Definition of keep (someone) at it

  1. :  to force or cause (someone) to continue doing something The coach kept us (hard) at it until late afternoon.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to take notice of by appropriate conduct :  fulfill: such as

    :  to be faithful to

    :  to act fittingly in relation to

  1. :  custody, charge

    :  maintenance

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

  1. :  some person :  somebody

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