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English definition of “carry sb away”

carry sb away

verb uk phrasal verb with carry   /ˈkær.i/ us    /ˈker-/
be/get carried away B2 to become so excited about something that you do not control what you say or do: There's far too much food - I'm afraid I got a bit carried away. The manager warned his young players not to get carried away by the emotion of the occasion.Making people excited and interestedInspiration and inspiring to cause someone to become very excited and to lose control: The crowd were carried away by his passionate speech.Making people excited and interestedInspiration and inspiring
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