keel ( keels plural & 3rd person present) ( keeling present participle) ( keeled past tense & past participle )
1 n-count The keel of a boat is the long, specially shaped piece of wood or steel along the bottom of it.
2 If you say that someone or something is on an even keel, you mean that they are working or progressing smoothly and steadily, without any sudden changes.
on an even keel phrase PHR after v, v-link PHR
Jason had helped him out with a series of loans, until he could get back on an even keel. keel over phrasal verb If someone keels over, they collapse because they are tired or ill.
INFORMAL He then keeled over and fell flat on his back. V P
Traducción diccionario Collins Ingles - Cobuild
black out (informal) capsize, collapse, faint, founder, overturn, pass out, swoon (literary) topple over, upset
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