How to say keep in Swedish kip

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behålla

keep(verb)

to have for a very long or indefinite period of time

He gave me the picture to keep.

behålla, bevara

keep(verb)

not to give or throw away; to preserve

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

ha, hålla [sig]

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?

fortsätta

keep(verb)

to go on (performing or repeating a certain action)

He kept walking.

ha, förvara

keep(verb)

to have in store

I always keep a tin of baked beans for emergencies.

hålla, ha

keep(verb)

to look after or care for

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

stå sig, hålla sig

keep(verb)

to remain in good condition

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

föra, sköta

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.

uppehålla

keep(verb)

to hold back or delay

Sorry to keep you.

försörja, sörja för

keep(verb)

to provide food, clothes, housing for (someone)

He has a wife and child to keep.

hålla

keep(verb)

to act in the way demanded by

She kept her promise.

uppehälle

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.

fira

keep(verb)

to celebrate

to keep Christmas.


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