1. Although my dad and I are very close, sometimes I feel that he keeps me at a distance.2. This guy gossips a lot; you should keep your distance from him.
 keep somebody at a distance keep one's distance
1. 雖然我跟我爸很親近, 有時我卻覺得他跟我保持距離.2. 這個人常常搬弄是非, 你最好離他遠點.
When I asked him for directions, he gave me a goof smile.