keep late hours


keep late hours
work until the late hours of the night

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • keep late hours — {v. phr.} To go to bed late; habitually stay up (and work) late. * / If you always keep such late hours, your health might suffer, Tom s doctor said./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep late hours — {v. phr.} To go to bed late; habitually stay up (and work) late. * / If you always keep such late hours, your health might suffer, Tom s doctor said./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ late\ hours — v. phr. To go to bed late; habitually stay up (and work) late. If you always keep such late hours, your health might suffer, Tom s doctor said …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep late hours — keep regular/late/etc hours phrase to perform the same activities every day at regular/​late etc times, especially going to bed and getting out of bed Thesaurus: going to bed, getting up and staying in bedhyponym to sleep, or to go to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sit up late to keep late hours — (from Idioms in Speech) not to go to bed at the usual hours Alf and Morris swore they could not sleep. They wanted to sit up all night in order to get down to the wagon on time. (K. Prichard) Bless you! Don t sit up too late. Anne s rather in the …   Idioms and examples

  • keep regular hours — keep regular/late/etc hours phrase to perform the same activities every day at regular/​late etc times, especially going to bed and getting out of bed Thesaurus: going to bed, getting up and staying in bedhyponym to sleep, or to go to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • To keep bad hours — Keep Keep (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep, regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover, OE. copnien to desire.] 1. To care; to desire. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To keep good hours — Keep Keep (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep, regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover, OE. copnien to desire.] 1. To care; to desire. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keep — I. verb (kept; keeping) Etymology: Middle English kepen, from Old English cēpan; perhaps akin to Old High German chapfēn to look Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to take notice of by appropriate conduct ; fulfill: as a. to be faithful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Keep — (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep, regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover, OE. copnien to desire.] 1. To care; to desire. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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