keep up

keep up  {v.}
1a. Продолжаться; не останавливаться.
The rain kept up for two days and the roads were flooded.
Ср.: KEEP ON.
1b. Продолжать (что-л.); продолжать неизменно; не прекращать.
Mrs. Smith told John to keep up the good work.
The teacher asked Dick to stop bothering Mary, but he kept it up.
Ср.: KEEP AT.
2a. Поспевать за остальными.
John had to work hard to keep up.
Billy was the youngest boy on the hike, but he kept up with the others.
Противоп.: FALL BEHIND, GET BEHIND (1).
2b. Поддерживать (что-л.) на том же уровне или с теми же показателями, или в хорошем состоянии.
The shortage of tomatoes kept the prices up.
Grandfather was too poor to keep up his house.
3. Быть/держать в курсе дела. — Обычно используется с "on" или "with".
Mary is interested in politics and always keeps up with the news.
Ср.: KEEP TRACK.
Категории: bother {v.}

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