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

keepplay
  1. :  to retain in one's possession or power

    :  to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing

    :  to have in control

  1. :  the means or provisions by which one is kept

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

    :  fortress, castle

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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