Meaning of “carry on (something)” in the English Dictionary


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carry on (something)

phrasal verb with carry us /ˈkær·i/ verb


to continue to do or be involved with something:

Dianne is carrying on the family tradition by becoming a lawyer.
You’ve got to carry on as though nothing happened.

(Definition of “carry on (something)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)