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How to use carry-out in a sentence
The various members met for the first time when they traveled to Gambia at the beginning of December to carry out their plan.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country | Jacob Siegel | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Manttan is keen to carry out research on that Burmese side of the railway as his father worked on that section.
Of the ones that do survive, some will be too disillusioned to carry out an attack.What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Dealing with Terrorists | Scott Beauchamp | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But none of them managed to be able to acquire the weapons or the bomb materials to carry out either event.
By inciting individual sympathizers to carry out attacks in Western countries, ISIS believes it can advance its cause at no cost.Lone Wolves, Terrorist Runts, and the Stray Dogs of ISIS | Jacob Siegel | October 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They will carry out the dictum of Carlyle that the modern university is a university of books.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
The text of the amendments designed to carry out these recommendations will be submitted by the Board at an early date.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
The Professor, passing benevolently on, was glad he had now enough money to carry out his projects.Uncanny Tales | Various
A quite young child will, for example, pretend to do something, as to take an empty cup and carry out the semblance of drinking.Children's Ways | James Sully
It is by my order that the Turks are being left a free hand to carry out this pious duty.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for carry out
to perform or cause to be implemented: I wish he could afford to carry out his plan
to bring to completion; accomplish
alcohol bought at a pub or off-licence for consumption elsewhere
hot cooked food bought at a shop or restaurant for consumption elsewhere
a shop or restaurant that sells such food: we'll get something from the Chinese carry-out
(as modifier): a carry-out shop
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Other Idioms and Phrases with carry-out
Accomplish, bring to a conclusion, as in They carried out the mission successfully. Shakespeare had this term in King Lear (5:1): “And hardly shall I carry out my side, Her husband being alive.” [Late 1500s]
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