KEEP DOING SOMETHING (2)
KEEP DOING SOMETHING (2): meaning and examples
Yesterday we saw some examples of to keep -ing to mean to continue to do something persistently.
It's important to note that when we use keep -ing to talk about another person or thing, it can communicate our irritation with that person or thing.
Fiona was so annoying at the cinema; she kept talking to me, and then her watch kept making strange noises. It was really embarrassing!
My computer is driving me mad today! The screen keeps going blank. Maybe I have a virus.
My mobile phone company keeps sending me text messages advertising their services.
In the three examples above, the speakers use Keep -ing to show their annoyance at Fiona's behaviour, their computer screen and the telephone company. The context and tone of your voice help to emphasise this irritation.
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