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carry (one) (somewhere)

To accompany or escort someone to a certain location or event. It's already dark out, so be a gentleman and carry that gal home.
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carry (oneself)

1. To walk or move in a certain physical manner. If you carried yourself with better posture, you might not have such back pain. Self-conscious of her height, she always carries herself erect to seem taller to others.
2. To act, behave, or conduct oneself socially or in public (i.e., as pertains to grace, etiquette, speech, grooming, body language, etc.). Always be aware of how you carry yourself when in polite company. The way he carries himself in public belies his strict upbringing.
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carry (someone) (somewhere)

To escort or accompany someone to a particular place or location. Might I carry you to the dance, Miss?
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1. in. to carry drugs on one’s person. (Drugs.) If you get busted while you’re carrying, you are in big trouble with the man.
2. n. drugs carried on the person as an emergency supply in case of arrest. (Underworld.) The cops found my carry, and I spent three days in the clink climbing the walls.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Children above six years of age or less than 18 years may carry USD 5,000 or an equivalent foreign currency at a time, while a total of USD 30,000 or an equivalent foreign currency can be carried in a year.
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For as long as people have carried handguns, one of the preferred methods of carry has been in the waistband, between the centerline and hip.
That's what you carried back then, unless you were naive enough to carry a semi-auto pistol which--at the time--was good enough for target and range use, but was nowhere near reliable enough for self-defense.
We carried it over our shoulder as a badge of honor.
Distribution has thus far been carried out in two phases, each by a team of 10 volunteers who have traveled to Greece.
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