[+object, bag] porter
→ He picked up his suitcase and carried it into the bedroom.
I'll carry your bag. Je vais porter ton sac.
to carry all before one
(=succeed easily) triompher sur toute la ligne
→ their Under-25 side continue to carry all before them
a plane carrying 100 passengers un avion transportant cent passagers
→ The bus will have carried 36,000 passengers.
to get carried away
[person] (fig) se laisser emporter
→ I am not allowing myself to get carried away
→ I get carried away sometimes
Don't get carried away! Ne t'emballe pas!
→ try not to get carried away
to get carried away by sth, to be carried away by sth se laisser griser par qch
→ we would advise you not to get carried away by the auction-room atmosphere
→ the players were carried away by an unavoidable media euphoria
[+motion, bill] adopter
→ The Government's motion was carried by 259 votes to 162.
[+disease] être porteur (-euse) de
→ Rats carry very nasty diseases.
→ The placards will carry the words: PROTECT THE BRITISH PRESS.
→ three, carry one
→ The new credit facility carries an interest rate of 4.5 percent
This loan carries 10% interest. Ce prêt est à 10%., Ce prêt est à 10% d'intérêt.
[+responsibilities] comporter, impliquer
→ It carries a lot of risk.
[sound] porter → Sound seems to carry better in the still evening air.
[+balance, loss, tax relief] reporter
→ permitting the manager to carry forward any unspent balance
→ you can carry forward unused tax relief
[+agenda, plan] mener à bien
→ the candidate most likely to carry forward the agenda we have set
Carry on! Continue!
→ "I'm not boring you am I?" "No, carry on."
to carry on with sth continuer qch
→ I carried on with my Open University studies.
to carry on doing sth continuer à faire qch
She carried on talking. Elle a continué à parler.
(=behave) se comporter
→ "I have some sympathy with them," he says. "But I'm not happy with the way they're carrying on."
→ Anyone would think you owned the place the way you carry on.
(=make a fuss) faire des histoires
→ It was the worst possible place to carry on his research.
to carry on an affair avoir une liaison
→ Parnell had for years carried on an affair with Katharine O'Shea
[+orders, instructions] exécuter
→ He explained that he was simply carrying out instructions.
→ The first experiments were carried out by Dr Preston McLendon.
[+idea, threat] mettre à exécution
→ Don't worry, I'm sure he won't carry out his threat.
(=fuss) histoires fpl
→ Nobody imagined this carry-on in the Gulf.
What a carry-on! Que d'histoires!
n bagage m à main
→ a suspicious item in her carry-on bag
n bagage m à main
→ looking for dangerous items in carry-on luggage.
(=food) plat m à emporter
(=drink) boisson f à emporter
n libre-service m de gros, cash and carry m inv