KEEP AT BAY

KEEP AT BAY
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English-Arabic military dictionary. 2015.

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  • keep at bay — If you keep someone or something at bay, you maintain a safe distance from them …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • keep at bay — 1. To fight off 2. To prevent from coming closer • • • Main Entry: ↑bay …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep at bay — index parry, repel (drive back), repulse, stave, stem (check) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • keep at bay — ► hold (or keep) at bay prevent from approaching or having an effect. Main Entry: ↑bay …   English terms dictionary

  • keep at bay — keep (something) at bay to control something and prevent it from causing you problems. She fought to keep her unhappiness at bay. In the garden, there s no security system to keep the rabbits at bay. Experts hope the economy will slow enough to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep at bay — keep (something/someone) at bay to prevent something or someone unpleasant from coming too near you or harming you. If we can keep the rabbits at bay, we should have a good crop of vegetables in the garden. For me, overeating is a way of keeping… …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep at bay — keep (someone) at bay to prevent someone from moving closer. He held the police at bay with a gun for several hours …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep at bay —    If you keep someone or something at bay, you maintain a safe distance from them.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Keep at bay —   If you keep someone or something at bay, you maintain a safe distance from them …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • keep at bay — push away, prevent the approach (of someone or something) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hold (or keep) at bay — prevent from approaching or having an effect. → bay …   English new terms dictionary

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