May 10, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
keep company /ˈkiːp ˈkʌmpəni / phrasal verb
keep company
/ˈkiːp ˈkʌmpəni /
phrasal verb
The woman is keeping her husband company while he cooks.
The woman is keeping her husband company while he cooks.
Learner's definition of KEEP COMPANY

1 keep company with (someone) : to spend time with (someone) — usually used figuratively

  • In her garden, roses keep company with lilies.

2 keep (someone) company : to spend time with (someone who would be alone if you were not there)

  • I'll keep you company while you wait for the train.

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