- 1verb + adverbto keep away (
fromsomebody/something)when he's here she just can't keep awaykeep away from me!cuando él está aquí ella siempre anda alrededorkeep away from the fire¡no te me acerques!I'll keep away from them in future¡no se acerquen al fuego!keep away from my family!evitaré tener nada que ver con ellos en (el) futuroshe can't keep away from the casino¡deja en paz a mi familia!tiene que ir al casino, es superior a ella
- 2verb + object + adverbto keep somebody away
fromsomebody/somethingyou'd better keep her away from mekeep those chocolates away from him!más vale que no dejes que se me acerqueeat oranges to keep those winter colds away¡quítale esos bombones de delante!¡no dejes esos bombones a su alcance!I kept him away from schoolcoma naranjas para mantener a raya esos resfriados de inviernoI'm keeping you away from your workno lo mandé al colegiote estoy interrumpiendo el trabajo
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In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.