I do not see that they are being kept in check at all.
It was to show you to keep each other in check.
Even so, she kept her weight in check until four years ago.
But all we could do by then was to try to keep the fire in check until they got here.
I had to keep him in check all the time.
So far, we've been able to keep him in check.
But he'd keep himself in check if it killed him.
If not kept in check, it can take over your life.
Exercise can help keep a nation's major economic problems in check.
Only pressure from the rest of us has kept her in check.
At the same time, economic growth is expected to grind to a halt.
"Everybody has to do his share or the Church will grind to a halt."
Some day, he thought, the whole city would grind to a final halt.
But American arms sales are far from grinding to a halt.
The war has helped grind the country's economy to a halt.
She opened her mouth to call out to the others just as the world seemed to come grinding to a halt.
And should everyone act like his mother, society would grind to a halt.
At last we ground to a halt on a ledge.
He ground to a halt just in front of their tent.
But everything must also be done to prevent our entire system grinding to a halt in the process.