Sentence for keeping | Use keeping in a sentence

Sentences for keeping. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use keeping in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for keeping.

  • They were keeping her alive! (8)
  • Trust her for keeping it quiet. (10)
  • I insist on your keeping silence. (10)
  • Pole, still keeping his back to her. (10)
  • Adrian insisted on her keeping to facts. (10)
  • I know there is something you are keeping back. (9)
  • I am keeping Gorbio and Roquebrune till you come. (8)
  • He had been keeping her bound for two months or more. (8)
  • Conning remained in the room, keeping distinctly aloof. (10)
  • He looked carefully to the details of its winter keeping. (9)
  • His keeping his wife without money passes comprehension. (10)
  • Once in his good keeping, her lord would answer for her. (10)
  • He was at the House; something quite ordinary was keeping him. (8)
  • Lavender, keeping his finger on his tooth, and his eyes closed. (8)
  • She rose, without a word or an apology, keeping her eyes down. (10)
  • I should rather advise letting-up on 17, and keeping an eye on 47. (8)
  • If you escape the man, he will have triumphed in keeping you from me. (10)
  • They would be more in keeping in a glass case before a Nürnberg clock. (2)
  • He has no idea of keeping me in the state to which the Lord called me. (13)
  • More circulation can be secured only by keeping the public stirred up. (16)
  • And to outsiders no word was breathed, unwritten law keeping them silent. (8)
  • Christian walked swiftly, and Ruth had difficulty in keeping up with him. (12)
  • He felt that now, by keeping his gaze averted, he would be able to retreat. (1)
  • Radocky laughed again when he was told of Weisspriess keeping guard below. (10)
  • They walked swiftly, keeping brisk ears for sound of hoof or foot behind them. (10)
  • Wherefore, will I that this attempt be made, keeping the counsel that is mine. (10)
  • Bushwick rose up and took her hand under his arm, keeping his left hand upon hers. (9)
  • Yes, it is quite in keeping, thought I, with every step I have taken through life. (6)
  • Every act, or series of acts, requires music exactly in keeping with its character. (21)
  • She came close to Harz, keeping her eyes on his, with her head bent slightly forward. (8)
  • Their fame was in their own keeping, and it was not my part to guard it against them. (9)
  • His authority was now to be thought of: his paternal sanction was in his own keeping. (10)
  • The pecuniary cost to the show of the privileges it enjoys is entirely in his keeping. (21)
  • Pray make my excuses to Pratt for not keeping my engagement, and dancing with him to-night. (4)
  • The pair began chattering of my paleness, and wickedness in keeping my illness unknown to them. (10)
  • Mrs. Pasmer thought she must have been keeping young Mavering waiting a long time for his answer. (9)
  • Yet by virtue of subtler abnegation she will often succeed in keeping it from him that she knows. (8)
  • Her laughter seemed careless and easy, and in keeping with the Southern litheness of her attitude. (10)
  • The Italians looked at him; he gave all the cigarettes among them, without keeping any for himself. (9)
  • He smuggled a handful of gold into her keeping, and went to dine with his uncles, happy and hungry. (10)
  • Lennan watched them going to him, the ring-doves, very dainty, and capricious, keeping to themselves. (8)
  • This event was one that I have often witnessed elsewhere, but never in such noble and worthy keeping. (9)
  • Thus each year brings forth more improvements that are helping to reduce the labor of keeping house. (17)
  • But, for the keeping of a steady course, men made of blood in the walks of the world must be steadied. (10)
  • His mother read some passages from his letters aloud to show Westover how Jeff was keeping his eyes open. (9)
  • Young men are often hasty in their resolutions, and not more sudden in forming than unsteady in keeping them. (4)
  • He did not offer to go, upon this conclusion of his business, but hoped he was not keeping her from her mother. (9)
  • And she chid Koorookh angrily, he with a heavy eye sulking, and keeping the sullen feathers close upon his poll. (10)
  • Beyond this he did not go, keeping even from his wife the more unpleasant of what seemed to him the possibilities. (8)
  • Keeping in view the glint of the road, we galloped; rejoicing, both of us, to be free of the jog jog of the lanes. (8)
  • Fulkerson, while breaking the ice for the whole company, was mainly engaged in keeping Colonel Woodburn thawed out. (9)
  • The art of taking and keeping the breath so softly and easily that no one could perceive it began and ended with him. (3)
  • The clerk is keeping us in suspense about a room, because he means to surprise us with something palatial at the end. (9)
  • The oldest lady in the world, with her lips moving at the corners, keeping things in, had lived her life, and knew it. (8)
  • Saddlebank remained aloft, keeping a look-out for the day-school fellows, Chaunter, Davis, and Bystop, my commissioners. (10)
  • Are they ignorant that each of these has an equal interest in keeping you under, and will combine to accomplish their end? (18)
  • She panted, little in keeping with the cajolery of her tones, but she had got Mr. Pericles upon a theme serious to his mind. (10)
  • At St. Denis, therefore, they entrenched themselves, and for some hours held the post, keeping up a deadly fire upon the troops. (19)
  • She was expected to pardon the husband, who had not abstained from his revenge on her for keeping him to the pledge of his word. (10)
  • Mary never wrote to Bath herself; all the toil of keeping up a slow and unsatisfactory correspondence with Elizabeth fell on Anne. (4)
  • Do we really give our consciences to the keeping of the parsons once a week, and let them dogmatize for us to save us from exertion? (10)
  • To be sure, she made no objection to his keeping his hunters at the Shoreham Club, or his polo-playing, or other expensive diversions. (13)
  • Her anger at the thought of his keeping Nevil away from good fortune and happiness caused her to speak in resentment and loathing of the man. (10)
  • Boyne turned about to find that the tram-car which they had been following had disappeared round a corner, but their driver was still keeping on. (9)
  • Thackeray may have appeared cynical to the devout by keeping him from a station in the pulpit among congregations of the many convicted sinners. (10)
  • Weisspriess followed them across the mountain track, keeping at their heels, though they doubled and adopted all possible contrivances to shake him off. (10)

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