keep abreast someone
keep abreast of someone
keep abreast something
keep abreast of something
To be informed of the latest developments.
It is difficult to keep abreast of all the various wars that are being waged on planet Earth.
To speak to (someone) about something again and again; remind over and over again.
Some pupils will do sloppy work unless the teacher keeps after them to write neatly.
Sue's mother had to keep after her to clean her bedroom.
Lynn always has to keep after her children about cleaning up their rooms and doing chores around the house.
Lon is so forgetful that it’s necessary to keep after him about every little thing.
keep an eye on
keep an eye open
keep one's eye on
have one's eye on
To watch carefully; not stop paying attention to.
Keep an eye on the stove in case the coffee boils.
You must keep your eye on the ball when you play tennis.
A good driver keeps his eye on the road.
The teacher had her eye on me because she thought I was cheating.
Billy keeps a jealous eye on his toys.
The lion tamer keeps a sharp eye on the lions when he is in the cage.
I’ll keep an eye on you!
Я прослежу за тобой!
I’d appreciate it if you’d keep an eye on my car while I’m in the store.
To watch and do what is needed for; mind.
Mother told Jane to keep an eye on the baby while she was in the store.
Mr. Brown told John to keep an eye on the store while he was out.
To continue to do; go on with.
Mary kept at her homework until she finished it.
To remain at a distance from; to avoid use of.
Her mother advised Diane to keep away from men offering a ride.
Please be sure to keep the children away from the street!
The signs on the burned-out house said, "Keep Away! Danger Zone."
It's important for your health to stay away from dangerous drugs.
To refrain or be restrained from entering; remain back.
The police had a hard time keeping back the crowd when the astronauts came to town after walking on the moon.
keep body and soul together
To keep alive; survive.
Остаться в живых, выжить.
John was unemployed most of the year and hardly made enough money to keep body and soul together.
He was unemployed and homeless, but he somehow managed to keep body and soul together.
Он был безработным и бездомным, но каким-то образом сумел выжить.
To keep records of money gained and spent; do the work of a bookkeeper.
Miss Jones keeps the company's books.