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keep posted

Supply with up-to-date information, as in Keep me posted about your new job. This usage alludes to the accounting practice of posting the latest figures in a ledger. [ Early 1800s ]
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  • “I may subscribe to a rival paper just to keep posted on the latest developments,” Penny teased.

    The Wishing Well Mildred A. Wirt
  • We must keep posted on the issues of the day, and know something of the standing and character of our public men and women.

    Citizenship Emma Guy Cromwell
  • I read the society columns and keep posted about little details.

    The City of Fire Grace Livingston Hill
  • It devolved upon him to watch Sherman and keep posted as to his movements.

    Life of Wm. Tecumseh Sherman. W. Fletcher Johnson
  • It is my business to keep posted on such scrimmages as you are engaged in.

    Frenzied Finance Thomas W. Lawson
  • Get into the movement in earnest and try to keep posted upon all that relates to it.

  • My mother used to sit up nights and read to keep posted about the war.

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