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Spanish translation of “carry”


verb /ˈkӕri/
to take from one place etc to another She carried the child over the river Flies carry disease. to go from one place to another Sound carries better over water. to support These stone columns carry the weight of the whole building. to have or hold This job carries great responsibility. to approve (a bill etc) by a majority of votes The parliamentary bill was carried by forty-two votes. to hold (oneself) in a certain way He carries himself like a soldier. carry-all noun (American) a hold-all. carry-cot noun (American portacrib®) a small bed, like a basket, with handles for carrying a baby. be/get carried away to be overcome by one’s feelings
dejarse llevar
She was/got carried away by the excitement.
carry forward to add on (a number from one column of figures to the next) I forgot to carry the 2 forward. carry off to take away by carrying She carried off the screaming child. carry on to continue You must carry on working Carry on with your work. to manage (a business etc) He carries on a business as a grocer. carry-on /ˈkari-on/ noun (slang) a fuss; excited behaviour. carry-on /ˈkari-on/ adjective (of bags or cases) that passengers can carry with them on board a plane.
(bolsa) de mano
carry out to accomplish 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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