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Italian translation of “carry”

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carry

verb
 
/ˈkær·i/ ( present participle carrying, past tense and past participle carried)
A1 to hold something or someone with your hands or on your back and take them or it somewhere
portare
He was carrying my bags.
B1 to have something with you all the time
avere con sé, portare
She still carries his photo in her wallet.
to move someone or something from one place to another
trasportare
The plane was carrying 30 passengers.
to have a disease that you might give to someone else
essere portatore di
Mosquitoes carry malaria and other infectious diseases.
to support the weight of something
portare, sopportare
Is the ice thick enough to carry my weight?
US If a store carries something, people can buy it there.
tenere, vendere
We don’t carry that brand of jeans.
(Definition of carry from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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