What does it for keeps mean?

What does it for keeps mean?

For an indefinitely long time, forever
For an indefinitely long time, forever, as in She is leaving town for keeps. 3. In earnest, seriously, as in We’re separating for keeps. [ Late 1800s]

WHEN TO USE keep VS keeps?

As verbs the difference between keeps and keep is that keeps is (keep) while keep is to continue in (a course or mode of action); not to intermit or fall from; to maintain.

What does keep mean slang?

Keep is also used to mean to continue doing something.

What is the meaning of Leeps?


Acronym Definition
LEEPS Learning and Experimental Economics Projects of Santa Cruz (University of California, Santa Cruz)
LEEPS Low Energy Electron Point Source

What does play for keeps mean?

play for keeps in British English to do something seriously and without showing any mercy.

What does 4Lifers mean?

4lifersss!” 4Lifers means a group of friends, or siblings, or family members who will always be in each others lives no matter what – for life, obviously. The term may also be shorted to 4L on some social media platforms too.

How do you use keep in a sentence?

Keeps sentence example

  1. Darkyn always keeps his terms.
  2. I’m going to be an expert if this keeps up.
  3. He even keeps in touch with some of them.
  4. He keeps saying we’re harassing his client if we even ask questions.
  5. She keeps saying you promised.
  6. He keeps writing little stories about her.

When we use keep in sentence?

[M] [T] You must keep your room clean. [M] [T] I keep my hammer in the toolbox. [M] [T] I promise you I’ll keep you safe. [M] [T] I promised him to keep it secret.

What is a kept relationship?

Generally, the relationship is stable and at least semi-permanent, but the couple does not live together openly and the relationship is usually, but not always, secret. There is often also the implication that the mistress is sometimes “kept” – i.e. her lover is contributing to her living expenses.

What is a kept person?

Definition of kept man : a man who is kept as a lover by someone.

What does praying for keeps mean?

If someone says they are going to play for keeps, that means they’re done playing around and they’re about to get serious. Example: After Elena lost to her friends in a race, she told them that next time, she will be playing for keeps.

Does not play for keeps meaning?

Definition: To do something seriously rather than for fun; to keep permanently.