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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 Sound carries better over water. to support 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.
(Definition of carry from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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