Translation of "carry" - English-French dictionary

carry

verbcarry /ˈkæri/ ( carries, carried)
transitive to hold while moving somewhere
porter , transporter

He was carrying a child in his arms.
Il portait un enfant dans ses bras.

to carry two suitcases up the stairs
monter deux valises en haut de l'escalier

a plane carrying 250 passengers
un avion transportant 250 passagers
transitive (of pipes, wires, tubes) to contain the flow of sth
transporter

pipes carrying oil from Alaska
des pipelines transportant du pétrole en provenance d'Alaska
transitive to have a form of a disease that can be passed on
être porteur/-euse de

mosquitoes carrying malaria
des moustiques porteurs de la malaria
transitive (of store) to sell a particular product
faire

We don't carry athletic shoes.
Nous ne vendons pas de chaussures de sport.
transitive to broadcast or write about a news story
relayer

Several papers carried the story.
Plusieurs journaux ont relayé cette histoire.
transitive to have a particular characteristic or result
comporter , entraîner

Taking the drug carries risks.
Prendre ce médicament comporte des risques.

an offense that carries a fine of $2,000
une infraction qui entraîne une amende de 2 000 dolars
carry weight
to have a strong influence
avoir du poids

What I say doesn't carry much weight.
Mes paroles n'ont pas beaucoup de poids.
intransitive (of sound) to travel through air
se propager

Sound carries better at night.
Le son se propage mieux la nuit.
transitive =hold; to support
supporter

The branch wouldn't carry my weight.
La branche ne supporterait pas mon poids.
be/get carried away
to lose control and behave inappropriately
se laisser emporter , informal s'emballer

I got carried away and told the secret.
Je me suis laissé emporter et j'ai divulgué le secret.

carry off

verbcarry off [ ˈkæri ˈɔf, ˈɒf ] Brit
see pull off

carry on

verbcarry on [ ˈkæri ˈɒn, ˈɔn ] Brit
see continue

carry out

verb phrasal carry out [ ˈkæri ˈaʊt ]
to do sth that sb instructs you to do
exécuter

soldiers carrying out orders
des soldats exécutant des ordres

(Translation of “carry” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

carry

verb /ˈkӕri/

to take from one place etc to another

(trans)porter
She carried the child over the river
Flies carry disease.

to go from one place to another

porter
Sound carries better over water.

to support

supporter
These stone columns carry the weight of the whole building.

to have or hold

comporter
This job carries great responsibility.

to approve (a bill etc) by a majority of votes

voter, faire passer
The parliamentary bill was carried by forty-two votes.

to hold (oneself) in a certain way

avoir le port/maintien de
He carries himself like a soldier.
carry-all noun

(American) a hold-all.

fourre-tout
carry-cot noun

(American portacrib®) a small bed, like a basket, with handles for carrying a baby.

porte-bébé
be/get carried away

to be overcome by one’s feelings

être emporté
She was/got carried away by the excitement.
carry forward

to add on (a number from one column of figures to the next)

retenir
I forgot to carry the 2 forward.
carry off

to take away by carrying

emporter
She carried off the screaming child.
carry on

to continue

continuer
You must carry on working
Carry on with your work.

to manage (a business etc)

diriger
He carries on a business as a grocer.
carry-on /ˈkari-on/ noun

(slang) a fuss; excited behaviour.

histoires
carry out

to accomplish

mener à bien
He carried out the plan.
carry weight

to have influence

compter
His opinion carries a lot of weight around here.

(Translation of “carry” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)