Definition of 'carry on'
Example sentences containing 'carry on'
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When they walked out of the bookshop Newman made a tremendous effort to carry on a normal conversation. COVER STORYIt 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)
When the room emptied she tossed her purse and briefcase into her carry-on bag. T2: INFILTRATOR (2001)
Trends of 'carry on'
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Translations for 'carry on'
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
Definition of carry on from the Collins English Dictionary
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