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English definition of “carry”

carry

verb [I or T] (TRANSPORT)    /ˈkær.i/ US  /ˈker-/
A1 to hold something or someone with your hands , arms , or on your back and transport it or them from one place to another: Would you like me to carry your bag for you? She carried her tired child upstairs to bed . These books are too heavy for me to carry. We only had a small suitcase , so we were able to carry it onto the plane . Robson injured his leg in the second half of the match and had to be carried off. Thieves broke the shop window and carried off (= removed ) jewellery worth thousands of pounds .Transferring and transporting objects B2 to move someone or something from one place to another: The bus that was involved in the accident was carrying children to school . The Brooklyn Bridge carries traffic across the East River from Brooklyn to Manhattan . Police think that the body was carried down the river (= was transported by the flow of the river ). Underground cables carry electricity to all parts of the city . Rubbish left on the beach during the day is carried away (= removed ) at night by the tide .Transferring and transporting objects
(Definition of carry verb (TRANSPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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