Learn common phrasal verbs with CARRY in English.
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- Meaning: Transport away
- Example: I need a truck to carry off all this furniture.
- Meaning: Act convincingly; to succeed at giving the impression of (e.g.) knowledge, confidence, or familiarity
- Example: The actress carried off a difficult performance.
- Meaning: Cause death
- Example: Malaria carried off many people.
Useful phrasal verbs with CARRY | Image 1.
- Meaning: Continue or proceed as before
- Example: I’ll be gone for a few days, but I hope you will carry on in my absence.
- Meaning: Take baggage or luggage onto an airplane, rather than check it
- Example: You may only carry on items that are smaller than a certain size.
- Meaning: Have or maintain
- Example: It is difficult to carry on a conversation with so many distractions.
- Meaning: Act or behave; especially to misbehave so as to attract attention
- Example: I really wish you wouldn’t carry on like that in public!
- Meaning: Have an illicit sexual relationship
- Example: I thought he was my friend, but all the time he was carrying on with my wife!
- Meaning: Hold while moving it out
- Example: We’ll have to carry the piano out of the shop.
- Meaning: Fulfill
- Example: She finally carried out her lifelong ambition when she appeared in a Hollywood blockbuster.
- Meaning: Transfer (something) to a later point in time
- Example: The rent was carried over to December.