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carry the torch of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcarry the torch of somethingcarry the torch of somethingto support an important belief or tradition when other people do not Leaders in the mountains carried the torch of Greek independence. carry
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carry the torch of somethingBritain could carry the torch of freedom, truth, toleration and peace.Ancient Greeks carried the torch of scientific study for many centuries.
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