Spanish translation of keep off
transitive verb + adverb
- (= keep distant, repel)
⇒ put a cloth over it to keep the flies off
pon un trapo encima para que no se posen las moscas
⇒ he kept his hat off
no se puso el sombrero
⇒ keep your hands off!(informal)
transitive verb + preposition
- (= keep away from)
⇒ keep your dog off my lawn
no deje que el perro me pise el césped
⇒ keep your feet off the grass
no pises la hierba
⇒ keep your hands off my daughter
no toques a mi hija
⇒ they want to keep young people off the streets
quieren evitar que los jóvenes pierdan el tiempo vagabundeando por las calles
⇒ measures to keep people off the unemployment register
medidas para que la gente no entre en las listas del paro
⇒ he couldn't keep his eyes off her(informal)
no podía apartar los ojos de ella
- (= prevent from consuming)
⇒ I've been told to keep him off processed foods
me han dicho que no le de alimentos procesados
⇒ keep her off cheese for the next 10 days
que no tome queso durante los próximos 10 días
- (= steer away from)
⇒ to keep sb off a subject
evitar que algn toque un tema
⇒ try to keep him off the subject of budgets
intenta que no toque el tema de los presupuestos
intransitive verb + preposition
- (= stay away from)
⇒ keep off my land!
¡fuera de mi propiedad!keep off the grass
prohibido pisar el césped
- [food, subject]
⇒ keep off politics!
¡no hables de política!
- [food, subject]
intransitive verb + adverb
⇒ if the rain keeps off
si no llueve
Example Sentences Including 'keep off'
To keep off the land of those farmers who don't care for uninvited youngsters.The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
In Castletown, Rose met the doctor who wanted to know if Freddie was managing to keep off her ankle.JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
Clearly if one is as attractive as she is, one's husband can't keep off rogering one senseless every 5mins.AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR (2005)
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