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carry something ↔ over

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcarry something ↔ over phrasal verb1 CONTINUE/NOT STOPif something is carried over into a new situation, it continues to exist in the new situation 🔊 The pain and violence of his childhood were carried over into his marriage.2 POSTPONE/DO LATERto make an official arrangement to do something or use something at a later time 🔊 Up to five days’ holiday can be carried over from one year to the next. carry→ See Verb table
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carry overLorton was carrying a bag over his shoulder and humming under his breath.I challenge them and I tell them what we need to do and they carry it over on the floor.Psychometric tests were carried out over six months.Gibbons communicate and hold territories by means of loud hooting voices that carry through and over the forest canopy.He carried her in over the threshold.Lateness is strictly monitored over rolling 20-day periods, while unauthorised absence is carried forward over three months.Entering his room, he lit the paraffin lamp on the table by the door and carried it over to the desk.Wade fixed himself a vodka tonic and carried it over to the kitchen window.
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carry-overˈcarry-ˌover noun [singular] 🔊 🔊 1 REMAIN/BE LEFTsomething you do, or something that happens now, that is the result of a situation that existed in the pastcarry-over from 🔊 Some of the problems schools are facing are a carry-over from the previous government’s policies.2 BFMONEYan amount of money that has not been used and is available to use latercarry-over from 🔊 The budget includes a £7 million carry-over from last year. carry over at carry1
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carry-overHence, carry-over or cross-contamination can occur in continuous flow analyzers if suitable precautions are not taken.What, then, to pick up our last theme, is the carry-over of this conception into the culture of society?
From Longman Business Dictionarycarry something → over phrasal verb [transitive] another name for carry forward carry→ See Verb tablecarry-overˈcarry-ˌover noun [singular]1ACCOUNTING an amount of money earned in a particular year that is still available to be spent the following yearcarry-over from/toThe £20 million included a £7 million carry-over from last year’s budget.2FINANCE when a dealer on the stock exchange delays payment of an account until the following day SYN CONTINUATION
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Verb table
carry
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycarry
he, she, itcarries
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycarried
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave carried
he, she, ithas carried
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad carried
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill carry
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have carried
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam carrying
he, she, itis carrying
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you, we, theyare carrying
Past
I, he, she, itwas carrying
you, we, theywere carrying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been carrying
he, she, ithas been carrying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been carrying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be carrying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been carrying
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