Keep (hold) something (somebody) at bayto keep something (somebody) away, to keep them at a distance 阻止某事發生,使某物(某人)不能接近

Examples: 1) These butterfly caterpillars have a powerful poison that helps keep their predators at bay.

2) The antibody helped keep the man’s HIV at bay for years.

(BBC, 2017/7/26)

Maori haka and language may keep dementia at bay 


(Huffington Post)

How to Keep Brain Fog at Bay 如何遠離腦中迷霧

3 Tips to Keep Self-Doubt at Bay   遠離自我懷疑三訣竅

Can An Apple A Day Keep Your Cardiologist at Bay  一天一蘋果可阻擋心臟醫師嗎? 

(CNN, 2018/01/01)

There’s a good chance you are thinking of ways to live healthier in the New Year. Whether you want to drop 10 pounds, improve your cholesterol or have more energy, we have five food-related New Year’s resolutions that will help you achieve your goals.

  1. Mindful eating Cook at home   3. Meatless one day a week
  2. More fruits and veggies 5. Water

Being adequately hydrated can help to ward off fatigue, keep hunger at bay and boost metabolism. “It keeps your body running efficiently, allowing it to work smarter, not harder,” said Caroline Passerrello, a registered dietitian and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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