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carry

  
1    bear, bring, conduct, convey, fetch, haul, hump     (Brit. slang)   lift, lug, move, relay, take, tote     (informal)   transfer, transmit, transport  
2    accomplish, capture, effect, gain, secure, win  
3    drive, impel, influence, motivate, spur, urge  
4    bear, bolster, hold up, maintain, shoulder, stand, suffer, support, sustain, underpin, uphold  
5    broadcast, communicate, display, disseminate, give, offer, publish, release, stock  


carry on  
1    continue, endure, keep going, last, maintain, perpetuate, persevere, persist  
2    administer, manage, operate, run  
3      (informal)   create     (slang)   make a fuss, misbehave, raise Cain  
carry-on     
commotion, disturbance, fracas, fuss, hubbub, racket, rumpus, shindy     (informal)   tumult  
carry out     
accomplish, achieve, carry through, consummate, discharge, effect, execute, fulfil, implement, perform, realize  
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exp.
reach an extreme point or an upper limit; exhaust all options or resources
exp.
be under an extreme pressure; be anxious, worried or frightened
exp.
spend time and energy doing something that is pointless
expression arisen in the 15th century when Newcastle (England) was a major exporter of coal
n.
extreme nervousness
SLANG
id.
Extreme and undesirable circumstances or situations can only be resolved by resorting to equally extreme and radical actions
The prime minister stated: 'Drastic times call for drastic measures' in order to justify the extremely unpopular austerity actions introduced by the government during the recession
adj.
characterised by or given to extreme optimism, especially in the face of unrelieved hardship or adversity
Ex: This panglossian side of my friend reminds me of the guy singing “Always look on the bright side of life” as he’s getting crucified at the end of 'Monty Python’s Life of Brian'
exp.
go to the extreme; do everything that could be done; exhaust all possibilities and resources
n.
A pipe that carries water and pollutants after being used in houses and businesses.
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
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