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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