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  1. Marina Gaidar's Avatar
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    #1

    to keep somebody from doing something

    Is it correct to say "to keep somebody from doing something"?

    - We are going with you, and you cannot keep us from doing this!

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    #2

    Re: to keep somebody from doing something

    It's OK.

    'You cannot stop us from going' is more common.

    Use 'keep' like this:

    'Nobody can keep me from my children'.

    Rover
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 09-Dec-2012 at 22:39.

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