Make a persistent effort regarding; also, persistently urge someone to do something. For example, We'll have to keep after the cobwebs, or He won't get anything done unless you keep after him. Also see keep at, def. 2.
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Domestically, the prime minister maintains the dubious line that he is the only man who can keep the still-fragile peace.
“Someone is determined to keep Bill Cosby off TV,” she continued.
I think if you keep trying to do things the same way it becomes diminishing returns.
Ney said McDonnell needs to “keep a stiff lip” and stay in close contact with family members.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I keep meeting more and more people where that seems to be the case.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He will keep the sayings of renowned men, and will enter withal into the subtilties of parables.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Keep closely covered with a bell glass and, in a few weeks, more or less, the baby Ferns will start to put in an appearance.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton