carry off

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To act convincingly; to succeed at giving the impression of (e.g.) knowledge, confidence, or familiarity

The actress carried off a difficult performance.

To transport away

Bandits carried off most of the money.

kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"
remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state; "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I'll take you away on a holiday"; "I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry"
If you carry off a prize or a trophy, you win it. It carried off the Evening Standard drama award for best play
{f} be victorious, win a prize; succeed, handle successfully; cause death
be successful; achieve a goal; "She succeeded in persuading us all"; "I managed to carry the box upstairs"; "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it"; "The pianist negociated the difficult runs"
If you carry something off, you do it successfully. He's got the experience and the authority to carry it off. = bring off
carry a person off his feet
overwhelm, make dizzy
carry off


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    käri ôf


    /ˈkarē ˈôf/ /ˈkæriː ˈɔːf/


    [ 'kar-E, 'ker- ] (verb.) 14th century. Middle English carien, from Old North French carier to transport in a vehicle, from car vehicle, from Latin carrus; more at CAR.

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