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Translation of "carry" - English-Spanish dictionary

carry

verb /ˈkӕri/ ( past tense, past participle carried)
to take from one place etc to another llevar, transportar She carried the child over the river Flies carry disease. to go from one place to another transmitir Sound carries better over water. to support soportar These stone columns carry the weight of the whole building. to have or hold comportar This job carries great responsibility. to approve (a bill etc) by a majority of votes aprobar The parliamentary bill was carried by forty-two votes. to hold (oneself) in a certain way comportarse He carries himself like a soldier. carry-all noun (American) a hold-all bolsa de viaje We stuffed our clothes in a carry-all. carrycot noun (British ) a small bed, like a basket, with handles for carrying a baby; portacrib(American) capazo (de bebé) The baby was asleep in her carrycot. carry-out noun (American ) food which you take away from a restaurant to eat somewhere else; takeaway(British) Comida para Llevar We decided to get a carry-out (also adjective) a carry-out pizza. be/get carried away to be overcome by one’s feelings dejarse llevar She was/got carried away by the excitement. carry forward phrasal verb (mathematics) to add on (a number from one column of figures to the next) llevar a la columna siguiente I forgot to carry the 2 forward. carry off phrasal verb to take away by carrying llevarse She carried off the screaming child. carry on phrasal verb to continue continuar, proseguir You must carry on working Carry on with your work. to manage (a business etc) dirigir He carries on a business as a grocer. carry-on /ˈkari-on/ noun (British, informal) a fuss; excited behaviour/behavior. lío, jaleo, follón There was a bit of a carry-on when two of the men in the bar started arguing with each other. carry-on /ˈkari-on/ adjective (of bags or cases) that passengers can carry with them on board a plane (bolsa) de mano Passengers are allowed one item of carry-on luggage. carry out phrasal verb to accomplish llevar a cabo He carried out the plan. carry weight to have influence contar, tener peso, tener influencia His opinion carries a lot of weight around here.
(Definition of carry from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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