Traducción de keep back en Español:

keep back

phrasal verb

  • 1

    keep back! ¡atrás!
    • to keep back from sth
    • keep well back from the edge mantente bien alejado del borde
  • 2

    • 2.1(prevent from advancing)

      (enemy/floodwaters/crowd) contener
      to keep sb/sth back from sth
      • they tried to keep demonstrators back from the gates quisieron impedir que los manifestantes llegaran a las puertas

    • 2.2(suppress)

      (sobs/tears) contener

    • 2.3(not reveal)

      (facts/information) ocultar
      don't keep anything back no te guardes / calles nada
      • to keep sth back from sb ocultarle algo a algn
      • the truth has been kept back from the public le han ocultado / escamoteado la verdad a la opinión pública

    • 2.4(withhold)

      (percentage) retener
      (profits) guardarse
      (profits) quedarse con

  • 3

    • 3.1British (detain)

      retener
      he kept the whole class back after school dejó a toda la clase castigada

    • 3.2(slow down)

      these methods keep the brighter children back estos métodos frenan el progreso de los niños más capaces