Translation of "carry" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈkær.i/ us /ˈker.i/

carry verb (TRANSPORT)

A1 [ I or T ] to hold something or someone with your hands, arms, or on your back and transport it, him, or her from one place to another

Would you like me to carry your bag for you? 要我幫你背背包嗎?
She carried her tired child upstairs to bed. 她將疲憊的孩子抱上樓去睡覺。
These books are too heavy for me to carry. 這些書太重了,我搬不動。
We only had a small suitcase, so we were able to carry it onto the plane. 我們只有一個小手提箱,所以能提著它登機。
Robson injured his leg in the second half of the match and had to be carried off. 羅布森在下半場比賽中腿部受傷,只好被抬到場外。
Thieves broke the shop window and carried off (= removed) jewellery worth thousands of pounds. 小偷打破了商店的櫥窗,拿走了價值幾千英鎊的珠寶。

B2 [ I or T ] to move someone or something from one place to another

The bus that was involved in the accident was carrying children to school. 出事的公車當時正送孩子去上學。
The Brooklyn Bridge carries traffic across the East River from Brooklyn to Manhattan. 布魯克林大橋橫跨東河,連接布魯克林與曼哈頓。
Police think that the body was carried down the river (= was transported by the flow of the river). 警方認為屍體是順河漂下來的。
Underground cables carry electricity to all parts of the city. 地下電纜將電力輸送到該市各個地區。
Rubbish left on the beach during the day is carried away (= removed) at night by the tide. 白天扔在海灘上的垃圾到晚上被潮汐捲走了。

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carry verb (HAVE WITH YOU)

B1 [ T ] to have something with you all the time

Police officers in Britain do not usually carry guns. 英國員警通常不帶槍。
figurative He will carry the memory of the accident with him (= will remember the accident) for ever. 他將永遠銘記那次意外。

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carry verb (HAVE)

C2 [ T ] to have something as a part, quality, or result

All cigarette packets carry a government health warning. 所有的香煙盒上都印有政府的健康警告。
Our cars carry a twelve-month guarantee. 我們的汽車有12個月的保修期。
His speech carried so much conviction that I had to agree with him. 他的發言很有說服力,我只好贊同。
In some countries, murder carries the death penalty. 在某些國家,謀殺要被判死刑。
I'm afraid my opinion doesn't carry any weight with (= influence) my boss. 恐怕我的意見不會對我的老闆產生任何影響。
US The salesclerk said they didn't carry (= have a supply of) sportswear. 售貨員說他們不經銷運動服裝。

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carry verb (SPREAD)

C1 [ T ] to take something from one person or thing and give it to another person or thing

Malaria is a disease carried by mosquitoes. 瘧疾是一種由蚊子傳播的疾病。

carry verb (SUPPORT WEIGHT)

C2 [ T ] to support the weight of something without moving or breaking

The weight of the cathedral roof is carried by two rows of pillars. 大教堂的屋頂重量由兩排柱子承托著。

carry verb (KEEP IN OPERATION)

[ T ] to support, keep in operation, or make a success

We can no longer afford to carry people who don't work as hard as they should. 我們再也養不起不盡力工作的人了。
Luckily they had a very strong actor in the main part and he managed to carry the whole play (= make a success of it through his own performance). 幸運的是,他們有一位很具實力的男演員擔綱,他撐起了整個劇。

carry verb (WIN)

[ T ] to win the support, agreement, or sympathy of a group of people

The bosses' plans to reorganize the company won't succeed unless they can carry the workforce with them. 管理層重組公司的計劃不會成功,除非他們能贏得全體員工的支持。

carry verb (APPROVE)

[ T usually passive ] to give approval, especially by voting

The motion/proposal/resolution/bill was carried by 210 votes to 160. 該動議/提議/決議/法案以210票對160票獲得通過。

carry verb (BROADCAST)

[ T ] (of a newspaper or radio or television broadcast) to contain particular information

This morning's newspapers all carry the same story on their front page. 今早的報紙都在頭版刊登了相同的報道。

carry verb (REACH)

[ I ] to be able to reach or travel a particular distance

The sound of the explosion carried for miles. 爆炸聲傳到數英里外。
The ball carried high into the air and landed the other side of the fence. 球高高飛上天,落在了柵欄的另一邊。

carry verb (DEVELOP)

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to develop or continue something

Lenin carried Marx's ideas a stage further by putting them into practice. 列寧透過付諸實踐發展了馬克思的思想。
If we carry this argument to its logical conclusion, we realize that further investment is not a good idea. 如果我們繼續討論並得出合乎邏輯的結論,就會認識到進一步投資是不明智的。
She carries tidiness to extremes/to its limits (= she is too tidy). 她整潔得過頭了。
We must end here, but we can carry today's discussion forward at our next meeting. 我們必須到此結束了,但在下一次會議上,我們可繼續今天的討論。
He always carries his jokes too far (= he continues making jokes when he should have stopped). 他總是把玩笑開得很過頭。

carry verb (MOVE BODY)

carry yourself

to move your body in a particular way

You can tell she's a dancer from the way that she carries herself. 你從她的舉手投足間可以看出她是個舞蹈演員。

carry verb (MATHEMATICS)

[ T ] to put a number into another column when doing addition


carry verb (BE PREGNANT WITH)

[ T ] to be pregnant with a child

It was quite a shock to learn that she was carrying twins. 得知她懷了雙胞胎,大家很吃驚。
I was enormous when I was carrying Josh. 我懷喬希的時候體形很笨重。

(Translation of “carry” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)