keep (someone) at it

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Definition of keep (someone) at it

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

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“Keep (someone) at it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20%28someone%29%20at%20it. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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