keep back

[ʹki:pʹbæk] phr v
1. держаться сзади, в стороне, в отдалении

keep back! - назад!, отойдите!; не подходить!

he kept back - он устранился (от решения вопроса и т. п.)

2. 1) удерживать, задерживать

to keep back one's tears - сдерживать слёзы, глотать слёзы

to keep a crowd back - теснить /сдерживать/ толпу

to keep dinner back for an hour - задержать обед на час

2) (from) вычитать (из зарплаты и т. п.); удерживать (деньги)

to keep back fen dollars from smb.'s wages - удержать 10 долларов из чьей-л. зарплаты

3. (from) скрывать, утаивать

she can keep nothing back from her friends - она ничего не может скрыть от друзей


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  • keep back — index arrest (stop), check (restrain), constrain (restrain), constrict (inhibit), delay …   Law dictionary

  • keep back — verb 1. keep under control; keep in check suppress a smile Keep your temper keep your cool • Syn: ↑restrain, ↑keep, ↑hold back • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep back — phrasal verb Word forms keep back : present tense I/you/we/they keep back he/she/it keeps back present participle keeping back past tense kept back past participle kept back 1) [transitive] to not tell someone something, or to not show how you… …   English dictionary

  • keep back — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you keep back part of something, you do not use or give away all of it, so that you still have some to use at a later time. [V P n (not pron)] Roughly chop the vegetables, and keep back a little to chop finely and serve as a… …   English dictionary

  • keep back — /ˌki:p bæk/ verb to hold on to something which you could give to someone ● to keep back information or to keep something back from someone ● to keep £10 back from someone’s salary …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • keep back — v. (D; tr.) to keep back from (they kept her back from the crowd) * * * [ kiːp bæk] (D; tr.) to keep back from (they kept her back from the crowd) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • keep back — Synonyms and related words: abstain, arrest, backpedal, backwater, block, bosom, bottle up, brake, bridle, check, classify, clip the wings, conceal, confine, conserve, constrain, contain, control, cool, cool off, countercheck, curb, curtail, dam… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • keep back — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To delay] Syn. check, hold back, impede, hold up; see delay 1 , hinder . 2. [To restrict] Syn. restrain, inhibit, hold in check; see forbid , hinder , restrict 2 . 3. [To refuse to reveal] Syn. withhold, reserve, keep to… …   English dictionary for students

  • keep back — {v. phr.} To refrain or be restrained from entering; remain back. * /The police had a hard time keeping back the crowd when the astronauts came to town after walking on the moon./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep back — {v. phr.} To refrain or be restrained from entering; remain back. * /The police had a hard time keeping back the crowd when the astronauts came to town after walking on the moon./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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