verb (tr, adverb)
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Words nearby carry off
Example sentences from the Web for carry off
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
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.
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The occasion should be seized also to increase the balances of depositors who carry unprofitable accounts.
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
It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
The text of the amendments designed to carry out these recommendations will be submitted by the Board at an early date.
Idioms and Phrases with carry off
Handle successfully, win, as in It was a difficult situation, but he managed to carry it off gracefully, or They carried off first prize. [First half of 1800s]
Cause the death of someone, as in The new African virus carried off an entire village. This usage is less common today. [Late 1600s]