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Definición de “carry” en inglés

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: He was carrying my bags. She picked up the child and carried him down the stairs.Transferring and transporting objects
TRANSPORT [T] B2 to move someone or something from one place to another: The plane was carrying 30 passengers. Underground cables carry electricity to all parts of the building. 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: 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: 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: 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.Sound and its properties
SUPPORT [T] B2 to support the weight of something: 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 numbersCalculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
DEVELOP [T] to develop something in a particular way: She carried her diet to extremes.Making progress and advancingBecoming better
be carried to be formally accepted by people voting at a meeting: The motion was carried by 210 votes to 160. → See also carry weightAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approvalOfficial meetingsMeeting people
(Definition of carry from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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