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