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EXACT MATCHES IN ENGLISH—IRISH DICTIONARY
keep on. 1 v.tr. a Coinním, fágaim orm (mo hata). b I hope I'll be kept on, tá súil agam go gcoinneofar mé. 2 v.i. a Buttons that do not keep on, cnaipí a scoitheas. b Leanaim ar aghaidh. c To keep on working, leanúint den obair. The dog kept on barking, bhí an madra ag tafann leis. He keeps on hoping, tá dóchas i gcónaí aige. To keep on at s.o., bheith ag gabháil do dhuine i gcónaí.
PHRASES IN ENGLISH—IRISH DICTIONARY
Keep on adding to it, bí ag cur ina cheann.
To keep s.o. on the alert, duine a choinneáil ar a fhaichill.
To keep a check on sth., rud a choinneáil faoi scrúdú.
To keep close watch on s.o., súil ghéar a choinneáil ar dhuine.
Keep a strict eye on John, bí san airdeall ar Sheán.
Golf: Keep your eye on the ball, greamaigh do shúil sa liathróid.
Keep your eye on him! ná lig as do radharc é!
To keep s.o. on the go, fuadar a choimeád faoi dhuine; an taos a choimeád leis an oigheann ag duine.
Keep a guard on that man, bíodh faire agat ar an bhfear sin.
Keep your hair on! beir ar do chiall!
To keep a tight hold of, a firm hold on, sth., greim crua, daingean, a choinneáil ar rud.
To keep s.o. on the jump, duine a choinneáil ar a mhine ghéire.
To keep one's eyes fixed on sth., na súile a choinneáil dírithe ar rud.
To keep straight on, leanúint ar aghaidh díreach.
He kept on eating, mhair sé ag ithe leis.
To keep an airship nose on to the wind, bád aeir a choinneáil agus a soc sa ghaoth.
To keep a tight rein on, over, s.o., srian, smacht, a choinneáil ar dhuine.
Mil: To keep the enemy on the run, an namhaid a choinneáil ag teitheadh.
To keep house on a small scale, teach a choinneáil ar bheagán córach, ar bheagán toirtéise.
Keep straight on, coinnigh díreach romhat.
To keep s.o. on tenter-hooks, duine a choinneáil i mbroid.
To keep a watch on one's tongue, airdeall a choinneáil ar do chuid cainte.
F: To keep s.o. on the trot, sodar a bhaint as duine.
Keep a wary eye on him, coinnigh súil ghéar air.
To keep a close watch on s.o., sth., súil ghéar a choimeád ar dhuine, ar rud.
To keep a watchful eye on, over, s.o., súil ghéar a choimeád ar dhuine.
The moon keeps on her way, leanann an ghealach dá cúrsa.
F: To keep on the windy side of the law, fanacht ar an taobh sábáilte den dlí.
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