Phrases With the Word Carry

As you already know, in English there is a very large number of phrasal verbs. And among those there are several phrasal verbs with the word “carry”, which itself translates as “to wear, to carry, to carry out…”, but in the following examples, which I have prepared for you, its value changes dramatically. A rare phrasal verb with the word “carry” Carry on “continue to talk, to discuss.” “Carry on” in British English means “to talk a lot,” usually “complaining”, but in American English to use phrasal verb “go on”. After my ad, you can carry on your work. (Since my ad so you can continue your work)

What are you carrying on about? (What are you complaining about?) Carry on with – “to flirt, to be in a relationship with someone”. If a phrasal verb is, used in the context of “to be with someone in a relationship”, in this case we are talking about relations on the side of treason. Her husband carried on with a woman from his office. (Her husband had a relationship with a woman from his office.)

  • Carry over – “to transfer, to postpone”. Here we can talk about transportation and carrying something physically, such as transportation. In addition, it can be, said of the postponement of some actions, plans, events, etc. We do not meet the deadline, so we have to carry over our presentation. (We don’t meet the deadline, so have to postpone our presentation.)
  • Carry back – “to recall the past, to nostalgia, to endure in the past”. This phrasal verb means “to remind”, but we are talking about the nostalgia of good memories associated with the past. This song is carrying me back to my childhood. (This song like takes me to my childhood.)
  • Carry around – carry. “Carry around” can be used both in a physical sense. (To carry the baby, the box thing…) and moral. That is, “to carry the emotional burden, the burden of memories, guilt etc. Daniel needs a psychologist’s help, because he is carrying around all that bad memories. (Daniel needs the help of a psychologist, because c bears a load of these bad memories.)
  • Carry off – “good to cope with the task, to do, to perform, to withstand”. Can also mean — “to take, take”, “and take away” in other words. Our company could carry off all tasks. (Our company was able to cope with all tasks.)
  • Carry out – “to do the work, to complete the action”. The American equivalent is “take out”. I have to carry out this job in a month. (I have to do the job during the month) Carry forward the “promote”. The word “forward” (forward) suggests the meaning of this phrasal verb. Stephen Hawking could carry forward his ideas about time and space. (Stephen Hawking was able to develop their ideas about time and space.)
  • Carried away – “to be very enthusiastic about something”. Phrasal verb “carry away” means “to carry, to carry away”, but most often used form of “carried away” (carried away, enthusiastic). That is, so we can talk about the man who went too far, it is full of passion, emotions, etc. John is, carried away with his plans about business. (John was excited about his plans about business.)

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