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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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With no protection, the precious fossils--which resemble topless pineapples--started to disappear, as ranchers, visitors, and even paleontologists lifted these ancient plants right out of the ground and carted them away.
Beatriz Martin, a Madrid Emergency Service doctor who tended to victims at El Pozo said, "On many bodies we could hear the person's mobile phones ringing as we carted them away.
On many bodies, we could hear the person's mobile phones ringing as we carted them away,'' said Beatriz Martin, a doctor who tended to victims at El Pozo.
Second is Pirozhkova's description of the life of writers in the Soviet Union in the 1930s, a life of privilege and ease - until the police came and carted them away.