Sentence examples of "keep at bay" in English

He kept the invaders at bay with a machine gun. Il tenait les envahisseurs à distance à la mitrailleuse.
The bay is full of boats and people. Il y a beaucoup de canots et de gens dans le golfe.
I took it for granted that he would keep his word. J'ai considéré comme acquis qu'il tiendrait sa parole.
Christopher Columbus enjoyed the torrents of Pirate Bay and would often go surfing there. Christophe Colomb appréciait les torrents de Pirate Bay, et passait souvent du temps à surfer par là-bas.
I'll keep Thursday open for you. Je garderai jeudi de libre pour toi.
We were granted the privilege of fishing in this bay. On nous a octroyé le privilège de pouvoir pêcher dans cette baie.
Keep on smiling. Restez souriants.
All during my trip I could not keep you out of my mind. Je n'ai guère pu t'ôter de mes pensées tout le long de mon voyage.
You should keep this machine clean and lubed. Il faut tenir cette machine propre et lubrifiée.
I started a new blog. I'll do my best to keep it going. J'ai commencé un nouveau bloc-notes. Je vais faire de mon mieux pour le faire vivre.
Keep your classroom clean. Gardez votre salle de classe propre.
I'll keep that book for myself. Je vais garder ce livre pour moi-même.
He doubts that I'll keep my promise. Il doute que je tiendrai ma promesse.
Keep away from the fire. Reste à distance du feu.
Keep the news to yourself. Garde l'information par devers toi.
Keep next Sunday free. Garde dimanche prochain de libre.
Doctors should keep abreast with all the latest developments in medicine. Les médecins doivent être au fait des derniers progrès de la médecine.
Keep your hands off my bike! Bas les pattes de mon vélo !
This food will keep for a week in an airtight container. Cette nourriture se conservera pendant une semaine dans un récipient hermétique.
You must keep quiet for a few days. Tu dois te taire pendant quelques jours.
Examples of word usage in different contexts are provided solely for linguistic purposes, i.e. to study word usage in a sentence in one language and how they can be translated into another. All samples are automatically collected from a variety of publicly available open sources using bilingual search technologies.
If you find a spelling, punctuation or any other error in the original or translation, use the "Report a problem" option or write to us.

In this section, you can see how words and expressions are used in different contexts using examples of translations made by professionals. The Contexts section will help you learn English, German, Spanish and other languages. Here you can find examples with phrasal verbs and idioms in texts that vary in style and theme. Examples can be sorted by translations and topics.

Learn foreign languages, see the translation of millions of words and expressions, and use them in your e-mail communication.