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Origin of carry-on
Example sentences from the Web for carry-on
Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.
It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.
Could the (thus far) timid trembling give way to a full-on, grand mal seizure?26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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.
The Professor, passing benevolently on, was glad he had now enough money to carry out his projects.Uncanny Tales|Various
British Dictionary definitions for carry-on
Idioms and Phrases with carry-on
Maintain, conduct, as in The villagers carried on a thriving trade, or They carried on a torrid love affair. [c. 1600]
Continue or progress, persevere, as in I'm sure you can carry on without me. [Mid-1600s]
Behave in an excited, improper, or silly manner, as in They laughed and sang and carried on rather noisily. [Early 1800s]
Flirt, engage in an illicit love affair, as in She accused her friend of carrying on with her husband. [Early 1900s]