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    carry off

    carry off - Dictionary definition and meaning for word carry off

    Definition
    (verb) be successful; achieve a goal
    Synonyms : bring off , manage , negociate , pull off
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) kill in large numbers
    Example Sentence
    • the plague wiped out an entire population
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