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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Kept’. Over 50 Sentences


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Kept — US. [kept], UK. [kept]

Main meanings:

  1. Past participle of “keep,” indicating the action of maintaining or retaining something.
  2. Held or retained in one’s possession.
  3. Tolerated or allowed to continue.
  4. Maintained or preserved in a particular state.


10 simple sentences:

  • She kept the secret well.
  • He kept his promise.
  • The dog kept barking loudly.
  • We kept the tradition alive.
  • He kept the old photo.
  • They kept the room tidy.
  • She kept the money hidden.
  • They kept the door closed.
    The chef kept the recipe secret.
  • She kept her emotions hidden.


The sentences from movies:

You haven’t kept up with your tasks. – Little Women (2019)

He kept coming back, even after the divorce. – Spectre (2015)

I wish I could’ve kept you here. – Missing (2023)

I should’ve kept my mouth shut. – Oceans Thirteen (2007)

More often than not, he just kept quiet. – Labor Day (2013)

You kept me alive just to speak English? – The Last Samurai (2003)

That’s why I kept him upstairs. – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Your dad kept the agency in line. – Fast X (2023)

I kept walking. – Little Bone Lodge (2023)

You kept him on the payroll, didn’t you? – No Time to Die (2021)

Well, I kept trying to escape, you know. – Gangs of New York (2002)

It can’t be kept a secret indefinitely. – Them! (1954)

Just kept going, and it made a sound. – Step Brothers (2008)

I kept his letters. – Coco (2017)

I kept saying always to her. – The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

I think his family wants this kept quiet. – American Psycho (2000)

He kept calling. – Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

He’s kept in a safe house. – John Wick (2014)

I kept hitting him. – Creed III (2023)

They kept fall over and flipping. – Rocky (1976)

He kept his own counsel. – The Departed (2006)

I kept pushing it out of my mind. – Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

But he kept doing it anyway. – Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness (2022)

You have kept us waiting. – Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

He kept coming. – Ferrari (2023)

He kept fidgeting around. – Goodfellas (1990)

They kept it a secret all this time. – The Nun 2 (2023)

Just kept growing. – Somewhere in Queens (2022)

Have I not kept my oath? – Beowulf (2007)

Sadly, that technology was kept out of reach. – Iron Man 2 (2010)

She kept rubbing them in court. – 12 Angry Men (1957)

They kept me up for days. – Killers of the Flower Moon (2023)

And he just kept looking at me. – Life of Pi (2012)

He kept cutting me off! – Mystic River (2003)

I’m so sorry I kept you guys up. – The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

You seem to have kept shooting. – Quarantine (2008)

Here, I kept a place for you. – My Week with Marilyn (2011)

It just kept coming up like word vomit. – Mean Girls (2004)

Of course, I kept the best for myself. – Up (2009)

You kept your mouth shut. – Sin City (2005)

I kept a lookout for icebergs. – Some Like It Hot (1959)

What kept you? – Last Action Hero (1993)

You should’ve kept your mouth shut. – Scarface (1983)

Barely kept her on the track. – The Fast and the Furious (2001)

I’ve kept them all. – Atonement (2007)

That’s what’s kept him going until now. – Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

He said it kept him alive. – Thanksgiving (2023)

Hope I haven’t kept you waiting. – Lady and the Tramp (1955)

And you just kept getting back up? – The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023)

I’ve kept her. – Sleuh (1972)

So I kept them in a box. – Home Alone 2. Lost in New York (1992)

We kept it anonymous. – Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)

So she’s kept locked away. – Aladdin (2019)

Kept him warm. – The Silence of the Lambs (1991)