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cart away

To remove someone or something from a particular place or area, especially because it is a nuisance or is going to be discarded. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cart" and "away." The police carted the burglar away after they caught him fleeing the scene of the crime. I'm going to have someone from Records come and cart away all these old files.
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The clayey and sandy soils had acquired extreme hardness under the action of the heat; but, by the aid of the machines, the rubbish on being dug out was rapidly carted away on railway wagons; and such was the ardor of the work, so persuasive the arguments of Barbicane's dollars, that by the 3rd of September all traces of the mould had entirely disappeared.
In tidy England, I suppose, you would have all that carted away out of sight," said the lawyer.
And shortly afterward one of these, a physician, made the discovery that the carcasses of steers which had been condemned as tubercular by the government inspectors, and which therefore contained ptomaines, which are deadly poisons, were left upon an open platform and carted away to be sold in the city; and so he insisted that these carcasses be treated with an injection of kerosene--and was ordered to resign the same week
But, Mr Wegg,' urged Venus, 'it was your own idea that he should not be exploded upon, till the Mounds were carted away.
Similarly, two suspected armed robbers, Tijani Idowu and Imoleayo Micheal, who invaded a building and carted away some valuables were arrested by detectives in Owo.
The county officers carted away property in a lorry and handcuffed patients.
The court heard the crook carted away power tools and drills from the Washington Road retailer on August 14.
Police set up the entrapment after two female students reported that robbers entered their rented apartment in Barangay Mabini and carted away their mobile phones, gadgets and other personal belongings .
Although the money carted away was not that big, it's still a robbery and the suspects are four armed men.
There can be no new construction until the mess left by the quake is picked up and carted away.
The attackers fled and carted away the victim's service firearms.
Walking my orchards north of Fresno--my orchards, do you believe it, my apricots and plums--I can see mountains no one's carted away.
After use the pavilions will be dismantled and carted away by the supplier.
Even as it was being carted away, the little monster did not look happy and appeared to be plotting to leap out.
com POLICE have raided a bogus UGG Boots store in one of Birmingham's showpiece shopping centres and carted away 100 pairs of boots.