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Definition of "carry over" []

  • Used other than as an idiom. To transport over by carrying. (verb)
  • To transfer (something) to a later point in time. (verb)
  • To inherit, to inspire (verb)

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Use "carry over" in a sentence
  • "“Next people who moved in were an older couple with a girl just in high school,” she said, her voice loud enough to carry over the falling racket as the copters flew on."
  • ""Well, Tommy," he said, pulling on his Albert-Einstein-riding-an-invisible-bicycle sweatshirt, "the fact is that most childhood fears that carry over into adulthood tend to be sexual in nature."