Phrasal Verb: Keep up

Keep up

Meaning: Not let someone go to bed

Example: My neighbours KEPT me UP till after 4 am with their loud music last night.

Notes:

  • Separable [obligatory] Help
  • International English

Keep up

Meaning: Maintain a continuous action, persist

Example: First I phoned you and left a message that you should phone me; then you phoned and I was out, so you left a message; then...! How long can we KEEP this UP without ever speaking to each other directly?

Notes:

  • Separable [optional] Help
  • International English
  • Contributed By:

Other Phrasal Verbs

We have 15 phrasal verbs with 'KEEP'

Browse Verbs: