New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: keep in · keep down · keep off · keep out · sleep on · feed on · gee on · keep at · keep to · keep up
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keep on

1 (v + adv) continue TRANSITIVEcoinnigh ort PhrV  c m ulean ort PhrV  c m ulean ar aghaidh VP  c m ugabh ar aghaidh VPI kept on working choinnigh mé orm ag obair, lean mé orm ag obair, lean mé ar aghaidh ag obairit'll keep on growing coinneoidh sé air ag fástrouble just keeps on coming níl deireadh go deo leis an trioblóid 2 (v + adv) do (sth) repeatedly TRANSITIVEcoinnigh ort PhrV  c m ulean ort PhrV  c m uthey keep on disturbing me coinníonn siad orthu ag cur as dom, bíonn siad ag cur as dom seasta
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3 (v + adv) mention, ask persistently INTRANSITIVEthey kept on about it choinnigh siad orthu ag caint faoi, lean siad orthu ag caint faoi, níor stad siad ach ag caint faoi 4 (v + adv) continue to employ (sb) TRANSITIVEcoinnigh verb  c m ucoimeád verb  c m uthe workers were kept on coinníodh na hoibrithe 5 (v + adv) continue to wear TRANSITIVEcoinnigh ort PhrV  c m ufág ort PhrV  c m uhe kept his glasses on choinnigh sé a spéaclaí air, d'fhág sé a spéaclaí air → see keep

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