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carry sb away

phrasal verb with carry uk   /ˈkær.i/  us   /ˈker-/ verb
be/get carried away B2 to ​become so ​excited about something that you do not ​control what you say or do: There's ​far too much ​food - I'm ​afraid I got a ​bitcarried away. The ​managerwarned his ​youngplayers not to get ​carried away by the ​emotion of the ​occasion. to ​cause someone to ​become very ​excited and to ​losecontrol: The ​crowd were ​carried away by his ​passionatespeech.
(Definition of carry sb away from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carry sb away”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)兴奋得失去控制, 使(某人)忘形…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)興奮得失去控制, 使(某人)忘形…
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