phrasal verbs with carry
Phrasal verbs with ‘carry’ include:
- carry forward
meaning – transfer something into the next period
example – Any phone credit that hasn’t been used won’t be carried forward to the next month.
- carry off
meaning – lift someone/something away or manage something successfully
example – I didn’t think I could carry off the gothic look, but it turns out I can.
- carry on (with)
meaning – continue or have an affair
example – My husband has been carrying on with another woman, I don’t think I can carry on.
- carry out
meaning – perform a task
example – They’ve carried out a few tests on my dog. It’s not good news, he’s very sick.
- carry over
meaning – lift something from one place to another or transfer over from a previous period
example – Can you help carry my bags over to the car?
- carry through
meaning – complete something successfully or to survive
example – The government carried through their plans despite opposition.
Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘carry’ in more detail and see some examples in use.