keep under

keep under
keep [sb.] under
1) (dominate) opprimere, sottomettere
2) (cause to remain unconscious) [doctor] tenere sotto anestesia; [kidnapper] tenere addormentato (con narcotici)
* * *
keep [sb.] under
1) (dominate) opprimere, sottomettere
2) (cause to remain unconscious) [doctor] tenere sotto anestesia; [kidnapper] tenere addormentato (con narcotici)

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