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Do you mind carrying this box for me?
Luke was carrying a bag over his shoulder.
Sarah carried her cup of coffee back to her desk.
They carried the news of the massacre back to their villages.
The oil was carried by the tide onto the shore.
a cable carrying electricity to nearby homes
All the papers carried the story the next day.
His colleagues rapidly grew annoyed at having to carry him.
Murder carries a compulsory sentence of life imprisonment.
The treatment carries less risk than some medications.
The government must carry the blame for this terrible tragedy.
His voice doesn’t carry very well.
Carried to extremes, such behavior can be self-destructive.
I know we all need to be careful with our money, but some people carry it too far!
He carries the heavy burden of leadership.
Dr. Watson has worked in the region for 40 years, and his opinions carry great weight.
Let’s not get carried away. The deal could still fall through.
This is the American English definition of carry. View British English definition of carry.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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