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 Meanings and Examples of CARRY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
carry
 v.  move someone or something from one place to another
 v.  support the weight of something without moving or breaking
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "My dinner's easy to carry about with me," he said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  She ran back to the house as quickly as her feet would carry her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  This shot seemed to carry home.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
4  He sprang away and sped down the hill as fast as his legs could carry him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  At last Becky's frail limbs refused to carry her farther.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
6  Tom could lift it, after an awkward fashion, but could not carry it conveniently.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
7  "Perhaps the river will carry me to little Kay," said she; and then she grew less sad.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
8  Two miles hence the garden of the Snow Queen begins; thither you may carry the little girl.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
9  And as they were so weary that their legs would carry them no longer, they lay down beneath a tree and fell asleep.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
10  At length the cook took him into his service, and said he might carry wood and water, and rake the cinders together.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
11  He resolved to adopt the second, and began that day to carry out his resolve.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
12  Recollect, our only desire is to carry out, in a fitting manner, the last wishes of our friend.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
13  I will do everything in my power to carry out your wishes, your excellency.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks.
14  Oh, no," replied Monte Cristo; "I do not carry brutalism so far.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
15  But there was Jordan beside me who, unlike Daisy, was too wise ever to carry well-forgotten dreams from age to age.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The box is too heavy to carry down the slope; we'll have to drag it down.
17  The nerves carry these signals to the brain.
18  The British police do not carry guns.
19  Before we could build we had to fire bricks and carry timber from the forests.
20  Use a weatherproof rucksack to carry your camera and lenses around in.
21  Little pigeons can carry great messages.
22  If you agree to carry the calf, they'll make you carry the cow.
23  A horse that will not carry a saddle must have no oats.
24  I'll certainly carry on living here for the foreseeable future.
25  He called on his people to carry forward their struggle for national liberty.
26  He always takes a wagon to carry his newspapers.
27  We don't carry a large stock of pine furniture.
28  We've still got to carry out an evaluation of the results.
29  They'll carry on with their plan.
30  I've never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them.