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Keep Something At Bay


Preventing something unpleasant from coming too near to you for fear that it will harm you.

For Example:

If a coach was asked why he doesn’t play a particular player very often, he might say, “I’m keeping him at bay, I think it’s in the best interests of the team to do so.”

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Article ID: 192
Category: Idioms
Date added: 2013-12-30 21:46:55
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