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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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