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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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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.
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Your team will gain respect for you by the way you work, by the way you carry yourself, by the way you handle your Friday and Saturday nights.
It's not your fault that someone doesn't like your hair, your stance on politics, or the way you carry yourself.
There were a lot of people and energy in that atmosphere and it was a life lesson to see that although dad played well he didn't win and there's a way to carry yourself when you give 100 per cent and it still goes against you.
My thing is that you should always carry yourself with some sort of decorum or class.
If you feel good in something you're wearing, that level of confidence comes across in the way you carry yourself on the job.
Hranova started the Academy in 2008 and teaches girls etiquette class, which includes how to do interviews, how to walk, how to socialise and carry yourself in public.
They want to be the best everywhere and sometimes it's good to get an outsider's point of view on the way you carry yourself, communication and all those different things.
Our laws teach you how to talk and speak and how to carry yourself around people – basically, how to live your life.
You have to know how to carry yourself and put yourself across, and it really does improve your confidence," she says.
He said: "I think you carry yourself differently when you're abroad as it's all a quite exciting, whereas playing down your local pub in Huddersfield, as great as it is, it's still not got that 'je ne sais quoi?
The way you dress and carry yourself says a lot about you.
The price of the rent and/or the income of your residents should have no impact on the way you carry yourself and conduct business.
The way you carry yourself on and off the field and your lifestyle are important.
Carry yourself this way for the optimum slimming effect.