in keeping with
Conforming to, in harmony with, as in The new wing is in keeping with the house's original architecture, or His actions are not in keeping with his words. This expression uses keeping in the sense of “harmony,” as does its antonym, out of keeping with, as in The funeral arrangements were out of keeping with the family's wishes. [c. 1800] Also see in key; in line.
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Former Red Sox star Curt Schilling says his politics are keeping him out of Cooperstown.Conservative Curt Says His Politics, Not His Pitching, Kept Him Out of the Hall of Fame|Ben Jacobs|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
With Vice, that was an example of you keeping yourself interested too, right?‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
These were brilliant writers who were really great at keeping it to jokes.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
The family was taking some private moments for a closing of the coffin in keeping with Chinese ritual.
Most of my observations are in keeping with Skutch's detailed report of the species in Central America.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
It is the will directing the activity of the intellect into some particular channel and keeping it there.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
She played very well, keeping excellent waltz time and infusing an expression into the strains which was indeed inspiring.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin