In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to keep away (from sb/sth)
- when he's here she just can't keep away — cuando él está aquí ella siempre anda alrededor
- keep away from me! — ¡no te me acerques!
- keep away from the fire — ¡no se acerquen al fuego!
- I'll keep away from them in future — evitaré tener nada que ver con ellos en (el) futuro
- keep away from my family! — ¡deja en paz a mi familia!
- she can't keep away from the casino — tiene que ir al casino, es superior a ella
2to keep sb away from sb/sth
- you'd better keep her away from me — más vale que no dejes que se me acerque
- keep those chocolates away from him! — ¡quítale esos bombones de delante!
- eat oranges to keep those winter colds away — coma naranjas para mantener a raya esos resfriados de invierno
- I kept him away from school — no lo mandé al colegio
- I'm keeping you away from your work — te estoy interrumpiendo el trabajo
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