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English definition of “carry sth out”

carry sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with carry   /ˈkær.i/ us    /ˈker-/
B1 to do or complete something, especially that you have said you would do or that you have been told to do: Nigel is carrying out research on early Christian art. The hospital is carrying out tests to find out what's wrong with her. Our soldiers carried out a successful attack last night. It is hoped that the kidnappers will not carry out their threat to kill the hostages. Don't blame me, I'm only carrying out my orders/instructions.
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