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carry

verb
 
 
/ˈkæri/
HOLD [T] A1 to hold something or someone with your hands, arms, or on your back and take them from one place to another
nieść, przenosić
He was carrying my bags.Transferring and transporting objects
TRANSPORT [T] B2 to move someone or something from one place to another
przenosić, nieść, wieźć
The plane was carrying 30 passengers. Strong currents carried them out to sea.Transferring and transporting objectsGeneral words for movement
HAVE WITH YOU [T] B1 to have something with you in a pocket, bag, etc
nosić
She still carries his photo in her purse.Keeping and storing things
DISEASE [T] B2 to have a disease that you might give to someone else
przenosić, być nosicielem
Mosquitoes carry malaria and other infectious diseases.Passing on illness and causing disease
PART [T] to have something as a part or a result of something
zawierać, nieść za sobą
All cigarette advertising must carry a government health warning. Murder still carries the death penalty there.Including and containingComprising and consisting of
SOUND [I] If a sound or someone's voice carries, it can be heard a long way away.
nieść się
Sound and its properties
SUPPORT [T] B2 to support the weight of something
udźwignąć
Is the ice thick enough to carry my weight?Physical supports and supportingArches, columns and beams
MATHS [T] to put a number into another column when adding numbers
przenieść
Calculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
DEVELOP [T] to develop something in a particular way
doprowadzać
She carried her diet to extremes.Making progress and advancingBecoming better
be carried to be formally accepted by people voting at a meeting
przechodzić
The motion was carried by 210 votes to 160. →  See also carry weight Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approvalOfficial meetingsMeeting people
(Definition of carry from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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