keep in

phrasal verb

kept in; keeping in; keeps in
1
: to not show or express (something, such as an emotion)
You shouldn't keep your anger in all the time.
2
: to continue to provide (someone) with (something needed or wanted)
It's very expensive keeping my children in clothes that fit.

Examples of keep in in a Sentence

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“Keep in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20in. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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