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cart someone or something off
to take or haul someone or something away. (When used with someone the person is treated like an object.) The police came and carted her off. Let's cart off these boxes.
cart somebody offalso cart off somebody
to take someone or something somewhere Rioters smashed windows and carted off televisions, shoes, car tires, and anything else they could carry. He was carted off to jail.
Also, cart away. Transport or remove in an unceremonious way, as in The police carted them all off to jail, or We'll call the town to cart away this trash. This term owes its meaning to cart, a humble conveyance compared to a carriage. [Second half of 1800s]