How to say keep in Afrikaans kip

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bewaar, hou

keep(verb)

to have for a very long or indefinite period of time

He gave me the picture to keep.

onderhou, sorg

keep(verb)

not to give or throw away; to preserve

I kept the most interesting books; Can you keep a secret?

hou

keep(verb)

to (cause to) remain in a certain state or position

I keep this gun loaded; How do you keep cool in this heat?; Will you keep me informed of what happens?

aanhou

keep(verb)

to go on (performing or repeating a certain action)

He kept walking.

aanhou

keep(verb)

to have in store

I always keep a tin of baked beans for emergencies.

onderhou

keep(verb)

to look after or care for

She keeps the garden beautifully; I think they keep hens.

behoue

keep(verb)

to remain in good condition

That meat won't keep in this heat unless you put it in the fridge.

hou

keep(verb)

to make entries in (a diary, accounts etc)

She keeps a diary to remind her of her appointments; He kept the accounts for the club.

ophou

keep(verb)

to hold back or delay

Sorry to keep you.

onderhou

keep(verb)

to provide food, clothes, housing for (someone)

He has a wife and child to keep.

nakom

keep(verb)

to act in the way demanded by

She kept her promise.

onderhoud

keep(noun)

food and lodging

She gives her mother money every week for her keep; Our cat really earns her keep; – she kills all the mice in the house.

herdenk

keep(verb)

to celebrate

to keep Christmas.


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