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keep house

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkeep housekeep houseto regularly do all the cleaning, cooking etc in a house His daughter keeps house for him. house
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keep houseFor many years thereafter he stayed at home and kept house while she supported them financially.It must have seemed strange to have found herself keeping house for my grandfather and his daughters.Owen's wife, Lauren, keeps house and looks after the children.She enjoyed doing things like that far more than keeping house.Low inflation that keeps house prices from appreciating and high interest rates were blamed.She couldn't bear things like Anna refusing to keep house or giving any pleasure to herself.There had been no mention of Alice going out there to keep house for him.Where keeping house and cooking were not female chores but simple tasks of pleasure and survival.It was hard work keeping house.
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