keep someone company


keep someone company
To remain with or accompany someone, especially to make them feel more comfortable with a certain situation.

Im a bit nervous, could you keep me company while I wait for my blind date to arrive?


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  • keep someone company — keep (someone) company to stay with someone so they are not alone. I kept him company while he was waiting for the bus …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep someone company — ► keep someone company spend time with someone to prevent them feeling lonely or bored. Main Entry: ↑company …   English terms dictionary

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  • keep (or archaic bear) someone company — spend time with someone to prevent them feeling lonely or bored. → company …   English new terms dictionary

  • keep someone up to date — keep (someone/something) up to date to provide the latest information to someone or for something. Every week I have to keep the lists up to date by adding or deleting names. The company has a computer wizard on the staff who keeps us up to date… …   New idioms dictionary

  • company — ► NOUN (pl. companies) 1) a commercial business. 2) companionship, especially of a specified kind: she is excellent company. 3) a guest or guests: we re expecting company. 4) a number of people gathered together. 5) a body of soldiers, especially …   English terms dictionary

  • keep company — keep (someone) company to stay with someone so they are not alone. I kept him company while he was waiting for the bus …   New idioms dictionary

  • company — com|pa|ny [ kʌmpəni ] noun *** 1. ) count an organization that provides services or makes or sells goods for money: Max works for a large oil company. He joined the company in 1982. a local/multinational company and Company (=used in company… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English