carry the torch

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


Nearby words

  1. carry over,
  2. carry permit,
  3. carry the ball,
  4. carry the can,
  5. carry the day,
  6. carry through,
  7. carry too far,
  8. carry trade,
  9. carry weight,
  10. carry-all

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Idioms and Phrases with carry the torch

carry the torch

see carry a torch.

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