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Translation of "carry" - English-German dictionary

carry

verb /ˈkӕri/
to take from one place etc to another tragen She carried the child over the river Flies carry disease.
to go from one place to another reichen; übertragen Sound carries better over water.
to support tragen These stone columns carry the weight of the whole building.
to have or hold mit sich bringen This job carries great responsibility.
to approve (a bill etc) by a majority of votes durchsetzen The parliamentary bill was carried by forty-two votes.
to hold (oneself) in a certain way sich haben He carries himself like a soldier.
carry-all noun
(American) a hold-all. eine Art Gepäckstück
be/get carried away
to be overcome by one’s feelings fortreißen She was/got carried away by the excitement.
carry forward
to add on (a number from one column of figures to the next) übertragen I forgot to carry the 2 forward.
carry off
to take away by carrying forttragen She carried off the screaming child.
carry on
to continue fortfahren You must carry on working Carry on with your work.
to manage (a business etc) betreiben He carries on a business as a grocer.
carry-on /ˈkari-on/ noun
(slang) a fuss; excited behaviour. die Aufregung
carry-on /ˈkari-on/ adjective
(of bags or cases) that passengers can carry with them on board a plane. das Handgepäck
carry out
to accomplish ausführen He carried out the plan.
carry weight
to have influence Gewicht, Einfluß haben His opinion carries a lot of weight around here.
(Definition of carry from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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