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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.


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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"Won't that be very tiring, to carry yourself?" Sylvie enquired.
You have to fend for yourself and you have to carry yourself, your dreams and your life forward.
There was need then for education in social mores, how to behave in polite society and generally carry yourself with dignity and respect.
'If you get a good night's sleep sitting on the lead going into the last day,' Webb said, 'then you're going to carry yourself really well.'
"It's not just about you but it comes from the inside and how you carry yourself. There are things we go through.
Overall, it's never really about the price or the brand of clothes you wear but it all matters on how you carry yourself. A person's worth will never be measured through the clothes one wears, and a cheap ukay-ukay find can look as classy as a vintage piece, as long as you wear it with confidence.
"You've got to be a professional about what you do and how you carry yourself on and off the field.
"Jim Boylen in our estimation has done terrific things as far as establishing what we want in this building and with this organization, especially on the practice floor, how to carry yourself and how to work," Paxson said Thursday at the Advocate Center.
Beauty gurus advise them on other contributory factors that enhances beauty other than what you may have been lucky to be gifted with like your dressing sense, the way you carry yourself, your mannerisms, a few make-up tricks and more.
It's just how you carry yourself. If you feel good, it'll look good.
I have learned a lot from him especially how to carry yourself on set.
"It's the way how you would carry yourself with composure and maturity.
"One thing I learnt about Ryder Cup is no matter how tired you are, you're going to carry yourself, the last bit of adrenaline you have in your body," the Dane said.