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    carry on - Dictionary definition and meaning for word carry on

    (verb) direct the course of; manage or control
    Synonyms : conduct , deal
    Example Sentence
    • You cannot conduct business like this
    (verb) keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
    Synonyms : bear on , continue , preserve , uphold
    Example Sentence
    • preserve the peace in the family
    • continue the family tradition
    • Carry on the old traditions
    (verb) continue talking
    Synonyms : continue , go on , proceed
    Example Sentence
    • I know it's hard,
    • but there is no choice
    • carry on--pretend we are not in the room
    (verb) misbehave badly; act in a silly or improper way
    Synonyms : act up
    Example Sentence
    • The children acted up when they were not bored
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