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Origin of carryforward
Example sentences from the Web for carryforward
You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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|DAILY BEAST
In one of the activities men practiced putting the dolls gingerly on their backs to carry them.
They had rarely seen their own fathers carry small children unless their mothers were ill.
It used to carry livestock but sailed its final voyage with a hold full of Syrian men, women, and children.
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.Confidence|Henry James
They came forward, a little timidly, and their latest visitor held out a hand to each.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
A distinguished-looking man, evidently vested with authority, bustled forward and addressed him, civilly enough.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Ollie saw someone standing before it, bending slightly forward in the pose of expectation.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
As Felipe approached, the old man's face beamed with pleasure, and he came forward totteringly, leaning on a staff in each hand.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for carryforward
verb (tr, adverb)
Idioms and Phrases with carryforward
Also, carry over. Transfer a bookkeeping entry to the next column, page, another account, or the next accounting period, as in Let's carry forward this loss to the next quarter for a saving in taxes, or She made an error in carrying over this column. The first term dates from the first half of the 1800s; the variant dates from the mid-1700s.
Make progress in, advance, as in His successor hoped to carry forward his work. Also see carry on.