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carry the torch

To carry on a cause: “The columnist feels that he is carrying the torch of liberalism in an age of conservatism.”

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Related Words for carry the torch

receive, support, experience, hurt, feel, see, accept, sustain, take, have, undergo, bleed, encounter, know, brave, submit, stomach, acquiesce, license, brook

Idioms and Phrases with carry the torch

carry the torch

see carry a torch.

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