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Tuesday, January 27, 2015, Magh 14, 1421, Robi-Us-Sani 5, 1436 Hijr

Idioms & phrases
Keep track of
Published : Tuesday, 27 January, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM,  View Count : 55
The meaning of the idiom to keep track of is to document, record or notice movement, position, behavior or a combination of those traits. A track is at the most basic level a foot print, so the origin of the expression is from an essential human and animal activity-hunting.
Example 1: She has to keep track of her toddler at all times, because he can run away very quickly and get lost.
Example 2: If we can keep track of our expenses, we can reduce them and have more money to pay for food, shelter, and other necessities.
Example 3: Keep track of how many meals are served tonight, so we know how much food to prepare tomorrow.
Example 4: I have such a huge collection of Barbie dolls that I can't keep track of them all - I may have to dedicate a room to them.

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