keep away
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to not approach) 
I had to keep away from my ex-wife because of a restraining order.Tuve que mantenerme alejado de mi exesposa por un interdicto.
I don't want to see you right now. Keep away from me.No quiero verte ahorita. No te me acerques.
transitive verb phrase
2. (to prevent from going near) 
When the mailman comes, try to keep the dog away from him.Cuando el cartero venga, trata de mantener el perro alejado de él.
b. no direct translation 
My parents made me take extracurricular classes to keep me away from trouble.Mis padres exigieron que tomara clases extraescolares para asegurarse de que no me metiera en problemas.
You need to find a good balance. Right now, your work is keeping you away from your family.Tienes que encontrar un buen equilibrio. En este momento, tu trabajo está alejandote de tu familia.
3. (to prevent) 
a. prevenir 
Washing your hands regularly helps keep respiratory illnesses away.Lavarse las manos con frecuencia ayuda a prevenir las enfermedades respiratorias.
b. evitar 
Doctor, how can I keep migraines away?Doctor, ¿cómo puedo evitar la migraña?
keep away
transitive verb phrase
1. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
to k somebody away from somethingmantener a alguien alejado(a) de algo
k that dog away from me!¡no me acerques ese perro!
intransitive verb
2. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
to k away frommantenerse alejado(a) de
keep away
transitive verb
mantener alejado; mantener a distancia
the police kept the crowds away la policía mantuvo a la multitud alejada or a distancia; keep him away! ¡que no se acerque!; vitamin C helps keep colds away la vitamina C ayuda a no pillar resfriados
to keep sb away from sb/sth mantener a algn alejado de algn/algo
my parents kept Peter away from me they kept here away from people of her own age
they kept him away from school (stopped him going) no le dejaron ir al colegio; (because ill) no lo llevaron al colegio; lo tuvieron en casa; keep medicines away from children mantener los medicamentos fuera del alcance de los niños
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
no acercarse
keep away! ¡no te acerques!
keep away from the fire no te acerques al fuego
he promised to keep away from drink prometió no tocar la bebida
to keep away from sb
he seems to be keeping away from me parece que me evita; you keep away from my daughter! ¡no te vuelvas a acercar a mi hija!
if you know what's good for you you'll keep away from my daughter
he can't keep away from the subject siempre vuelve al mismo tema
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