French translation of 'carry on'
1. (= continue) continuer
Carry on! Continue !
to carry on with sth continuer qch
to carry on doing sth continuer à faire qch
She carried on talking. Elle a continué à parler.
2. (= behave) se comporter
3. (informal) (= make a fuss) faire des histoires
inseparable transitive verbcarry
(= conduct) [research] mener
to carry on an affair avoir une liaison
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Example Sentences Including 'carry on'
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My attempts the previous night to carry on a conversation had failed.LORD OF THE SILENT (2001)
When they walked out of the bookshop Newman made a tremendous effort to carry on a normal conversation.COVER STORY
It was pretty difficult, trying to carry on a normal conversation.READY? (2001)
But he could just as easily deny the marriage had taken place and carry on regardless.TREASON KEEP (2001)
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'carry on' in Other Languages
British English: carry on /ˈkærɪ ɒn/ VERB
If you carry on doing something, you continue to do it.
The assistant carried on talking.
- American English: carry on
- Arabic: يَسْتَمِرُّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: continuar
- Chinese: 继续
- Croatian: nastaviti
- Czech: pokračovat
- Danish: fortsætte med
- Dutch: doorgaan
- European Spanish: seguir
- Finnish: jatkaa
- French: continuer
- German: fortführen
- Greek: συνεχίζω
- Italian: continuare
- Japanese: 続ける
- Korean: 계속하다
- Norwegian: fortsette
- Polish: kontynuować
- European Portuguese: continuar
- Romanian: a continua să
- Russian: продолжать
- Spanish: seguir perseverar
- Swedish: fortsätta
- Thai: ดำเนินต่อไป
- Turkish: devam etmek
- Ukrainian: продовжувати
- Vietnamese: tiếp tục
Translation of carry on from the Collins English to French Dictionary