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keep away (or keep someone away)

Definition of keep away or keep someone away in English:

Stay away (or make someone stay away): keep away from the edge of the cliff
More example sentences
  • It's hard enough to try to raise your kids right and keep them away from drugs without someone slipping this into my kids' daily round of subliminal nudging.
  • Shopping online or by mail order keeps you away from some of the holiday's most aggravating situations - crowded stores and streets.
  • The fact is, you were kept away from the public for two years.
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