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German translation of “carry”

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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