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Idioms Whith The Phrasal Verb Carry



 
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Idioms Whith The Phrasal Verb Carry #1 (permalink) Thu May 11, 2006 21:03 pm   Idioms Whith The Phrasal Verb Carry
 

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ESL/EFL Test #127 "Idioms with the phrasal verb carry", question 10

Animals and humans use the evaporation of water to ......... heat that is absorbed from the sun or generated by metabolic activity and exercise.

(a) carry away
(b) carry through
(c) carry off
(d) carry out

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #127 "Idioms with the phrasal verb carry", answer 10

Animals and humans use the evaporation of water to carry away heat that is absorbed from the sun or generated by metabolic activity and exercise.

Correct answer: (a) carry away
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could you explain me some idioms whith the phrasal verb carry

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Idioms Whith The Phrasal Verb Carry #2 (permalink) Fri May 12, 2006 8:26 am   Idioms Whith The Phrasal Verb Carry
 

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(a) carry away -- transport, physically or mentally. I was carried away by the Stones concert.

(b) carry through -- put into effect; bring to safety. We should carry through with the outline we have produced.

(c) carry off -- succeed. He carried off the masquerade completely.

(d) carry out -- accomplish; perform a command. The soldiers carried out the lieutenant's orders.

(e) carry on -- continue. Don't let me interrupt you; please carry on with your work.

(f) carry over -- retain until later. Any unused holidays shall carry over to the following month.

There are more 'carry' phrasal verbs, and many of these (and those above) have multiple meanings.
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