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English definition of “carry on”

carry on

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

(BEHAVE)

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

(HAVE SEX)

old-fashioned informal to have a sexual relationship: Is it true that Rachel and Marcus have been carrying on (with each other) ?Sexual intercourse
(Definition of carry on phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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