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To bring something aboard something, such as luggage on a plane or train
“Investigators are studying all liquid explosives to determine whether passengers will be allowed to carry on items such as water and toothpaste.”
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To continue or persevere despite challenges or difficulty
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“Tell me, how am I supposed to live without you? How am I supposed to carry on? When all that I've been living for is gone.”
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To continue an activity or task
“Don't mind me. You just carry on as if I'm not here.”
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To manage or organize the operations of
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“If a company, for instance, carrying on a cotton-mill, should be found unable to carry on its affairs satisfactorily, it may be made bankrupt, and the mill sold.”
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To behave in a specified way
“If they carry on like this, they will create another class that will not be able to support itself in old age.”
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To behave badly, mischievously, or in an overemotional way
“If this is how some people behave in public, Heaven only knows how they carry on in their own homes.”
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To complain, especially emotionally and at length
“The indignant teacher had called Sheriff Brimley to report and carry on about the dastardly deed done to her.”
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To be engaged in a love affair, typically one of which the speaker disapproves
“So I've got to be fat and ugly while you get thin and carry on with your secretary.”
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Keep the ball rolling
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To remain in a given situation or state
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To succeed despite difficult circumstances
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To keep a particular state constant or consistent
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Assume the leading role
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To carry on (a war or campaign)
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To draw attention to oneself, especially by behaving hysterically in public
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Fool around
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To extend or make longer
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To exert oneself for a particular purpose
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To begin again or continue after a pause or interruption
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To reach a specified point, state, or situation
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To move or proceed further along a path or course
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Enjoy oneself or celebrate in a noisy or boisterous way
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To feel deep sadness, distress or anguish
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To move or proceed very slowly
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To carry out a role or penalty
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To say as a further remark
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Speak or shout at length in an angry, impassioned way
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To caress, touch up, pet or make love
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To take action or do something
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To be stirred up with anger
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To do, carry through, conduct, or perform some action
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To feel anguish or distress
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To talk at length or incessantly
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Silly or foolish behaviour
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A noisy, sometimes violent disturbance
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A long, involved story, account, or series of incidents
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Reckless mischief
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A romantic or sexual relationship between two people who are not married to each other
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A bag or case with one or two shoulder straps
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A large travelling case usually made of leather, and opening into two equal sections
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