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Definizione monolingua e traduzione carry

Inglese grammatica



carry (third-person singular simple present carries, present participle carrying, simple past and past participle carried)

  1. (transitive) To lift (something) and take it to another place; to transport (something) by lifting.
    • 1900, L. Frank Baum , The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter 23
      ""By means of the Golden Cap I shall command the Winged Monkeys to carry you to the gates of the Emerald City,"" said Glinda, ""for it would be a shame to deprive the people of so wonderful a ruler.""
  2. (transitive) To stock or supply (something).
    The corner drugstore doesnt carry his favorite brand of aspirin.
  3. (transitive) To adopt (something); take (something) over.
    I think I can carry Smiths work while she is out.
  4. (transitive) To adopt or resolve upon, especially in a deliberative assembly; as, to carry a motion.
  5. (transitive) (arithmetic) In an addition, to transfer the quantity in excess of what is countable in the units in a column to the column immediately to the left in order to be added there.
    Five and nine are fourteen; carry the one to the tens place.
  6. (transitive) To have or maintain (something).
    Always carry sufficient insurance to protect against a loss.
  7. (intransitive) To be transmitted; to travel.
    The sound of the bells carried for miles on the wind.
    • 1912, Stratemeyer Syndicate, Baseball Joe on the School Nine Chapter 1
      It might seem easy to hit the head of a barrel at that distance, but either the lads were not expert enough or else the snowballs, being of irregular shapes and rather light, did not carry well. Whatever the cause, the fact remained that the barrel received only a few scattering shots and these on the outer edges of the head.
  8. (transitive, nautical) to capture a ship by coming alongside and boarding
  9. (transitive, sports) To transport (the ball) whilst maintaining possession.
    • 2011 December 21, Tom Rostance, “Fulham 0 - 5 Man Utd”, BBC Sport:
      Nani collected the ball on the halfway line, drifted past Bryan Ruiz, and carried the ball unchallenged 50 yards down the left before picking out Welbeck for a crisp finish from seven yards.

carry (plural carries)

  1. A manner of transporting or lifting something; the grip or position in which something is carried.
    Adjust your carry from time to time so that you dont tire too quickly.
  2. (computing) The bit or digit that is carried in an addition.
Traduzione italiano portare |apportare |caricare |carreggiare |comportarsi |condurre |conquistare |contenere |convogliare |gittata |portata |raggiungere |riportare |tenere |traslocare |trasmettere |trasportare |vincere |

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