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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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carry someone somewhere

Rur. to take or escort someone somewhere. Friday nights, Joe always carries his wife to town. "May I carry you home?" the young man asked Jane.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


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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I am not being disrespectful to Turnbull or Motherwell but Celtic can't afford to carry somebody this season and give them time to bed in.
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"Once an employee (from the Lower 48) said he'd be damned if he'd carry somebody's groceries," remembers Lloyd.