a seemingly simple choice question for English drill

I am a Chinese boy

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Chinese - China
He's been trying to get his room in order. He wants to _________
A. make it tidy B. keep it tidy.

The key is A.
My question is, B also makes sense, doesn't it?
 
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    First, you make it tidy. Then, you keep it tidy. In this case, he needs to do the first one first. Only then can he do the second one.

    So B makes sense, but is not the correct answer here.
     
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