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Translation of "carry" - English-French dictionary

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.
(Definition of carry from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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