carry sb away Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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carry sb away

phrasal verb with carry uk   /ˈkær.i/  us   /ˈker-/ verb
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. to cause someone to become very excited and to lose control: The crowd were carried away by his passionate speech.
Translations of “carry sb away”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)興奮得失去控制, 使(某人)忘形…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)兴奋得失去控制, 使(某人)忘形…
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