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phrasal verb "carry up" = "pick up"?



 
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phrasal verb "carry up" = "pick up"? #1 (permalink) Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:43 am   phrasal verb "carry up" = "pick up"?
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #48 "Eating Idioms Test (1)", question 3

Jonathon asks for too much at work. He really wants to have his cake and wants to eat it too.

(a) eat cake at work
(b) throw parties at work
(c) have extra privileges at work without giving up anything in return

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #48 "Eating Idioms Test (1)", answer 3

Jonathon asks for too much at work. He really wants to have extra privileges at work without giving up anything in return.

Correct answer: (c) have extra privileges at work without giving up anything in return
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and I would like to know the meaning of the phrase verb "carry up".
Does it have the same meaning with 'pick up'?

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phrasal verb "carry up" = "pick up"? #2 (permalink) Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:21 am   phrasal verb "carry up" = "pick up"?
 

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'Carry up' has no particular idiomatic meaning offhand, to my mind. Could you give us a sentence in which it is used?
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phrasal verb "carry up" = "pick up"? #3 (permalink) Thu Sep 06, 2007 10:03 am   phrasal verb "carry up" = "pick up"?
 

Eat cake and throw parties at work! :lol:

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