Without her sex tape launch into fame there might not have been a keeping up with the Kardashians to keep up with.
Kourtney Kardashian (keeping up With the Kardashians) Kourtney spoils her son, Mason, and she and her boyfriend love him a lot.
Across the board, Americans are doing a better job at keeping up with mortgages and credit-card debt.
He's really thinking about how he might wind up the latest series of keeping up With The Kardashians.
The amazing shot took three days to set up, and the keeping up with the Kardashians production company paid for it all.
All through the winter Freckles' entire energy was given to keeping up his lines and his "chickens" from freezing or starving.
Instead of keeping up channel, however, our ship hauled in for the land.
Their great grief seemed to be, that there was no heir to succeed him, and to assist in keeping up the neighbouring hunt.
We now had some sharp work with the batteries, keeping up a steady fire.
She paused abruptly and devoted her breath to keeping up with him.
late Old English cepan "to seize, hold," also "to observe," from Proto-Germanic *kopijanan, but with no certain connection to other languages. It possibly is related to Old English capian "to look," from Proto-Germanic *kap- (cepan was used c.1000 to render Latin observare), which would make the basic sense "to keep an eye on."
The word prob. belongs primarily to the vulgar and non-literary stratum of the language; but it comes up suddenly into literary use c.1000, and that in many senses, indicating considerable previous development. [OED]Sense of "preserve, maintain" is from mid-14c. Meaning "to maintain in proper order" is from 1550s; meaning "financially support and privately control" (usually in reference to mistresses) is from 1540s. Related: Kept; keeping.
mid-13c., "care or heed in watching," from keep (v.). Meaning "innermost stronghold of a tower" is from 1580s, perhaps a translation of Italian tenazza, with a notion of "that which keeps" (someone or something); the sense of "food required to keep a person or animal" is attested from 1801. For keeps "completely, for good" is American English colloquial, from 1861.