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carry on

phrasal verb with carry uk   /ˈkær.i/  us   /ˈker-/ verb

(BEHAVE)

informal to behave in an uncontrolled, excited, or anxious (= worried and nervous) way: The children have been carrying on all day.

(HAVE SEX)

old-fashioned informal to have a sexual relationship: Is it true that Rachel and Marcus have been carrying on (with each other) ?
Translations of “carry on”
in Korean 계속 -하다…
in Arabic يَستَمِرّ…
in Portuguese continuar, dar prosseguimento…
in Catalan continuar…
in Japanese ~を続ける…
in Italian portare avanti, andare avanti, continuare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行為, 胡鬧,大吵大鬧…
in Russian продолжать…
in Turkish devam etmek, ilerlemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行为, 胡闹,大吵大闹…
in Polish kontynuować…
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