carry on
verb Date: 1600 transitive verb to continue doing, pursuing, or operating <
carry on research
>
<
carried on the business
>
intransitive verb 1. to continue especially in spite of hindrance or discouragement <
chose to carry on despite the weather
>
2. to behave or speak in a foolish, excited, or improper manner <
shocked at how he carries on
>

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  • carry-on — carry ,on1 adjective only before noun carry on bags or suitcases are ones that you can keep with you on an airplane carry on carry ,on 2 noun singular BRITISH SPOKEN an annoying, silly, or unreasonable situation …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • carry on — {v.} 1. To cause death of; kill. * /Years ago smallpox carried off hundreds of Indians of the Sioux tribe./ Compare: WIPE OUT. 2. To succeed in winning. * /Bob carried off honors in science./ * /Jim carried off two gold medals in the track meet./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • carry on — {v.} 1. To cause death of; kill. * /Years ago smallpox carried off hundreds of Indians of the Sioux tribe./ Compare: WIPE OUT. 2. To succeed in winning. * /Bob carried off honors in science./ * /Jim carried off two gold medals in the track meet./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Carry On — Album par Chris Cornell Sortie 6 juin 2007 (US) Enregistrement 2006 2007 Durée 55:20 Genre Rock alternatif Producteur Dave J …   Wikipédia en Français

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