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    to be in keeping with

    Dear experts,

    What does 'to be in keeping with' mean here:

    'An expensive night club, lorry drivers' pull up - either of those would be quite in keeping with Bess Sedgwick's wide rage of interests.'



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    Re: to be in keeping with

    "To be in keeping with" = in harmony or conformity with

    These places conform with her wide range of interests. [The places in the sentence are extreme contrasts of luxury and unsophisticated]

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