carry (something) onto (something)

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carry (something) onto (something)

To bring something (often luggage) with one onto a vehicle. Because it's only a weekend trip, I'm just carrying one bag onto the plane. I wouldn't carry that much stuff onto the bus during rush hour—you'll be lucky to find enough room just to stand!
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carry something onto something

 and carry something on
to take something onto a vehicle. Do you plan to carry this bag onto the plane? I'd like to carry on two bags. Can I carry them both on?
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I was so shocked that I screamed and threw the scalding hot cup of tea I was carrying onto my own arm.
It is difficult to tell a quartet you have not put a foot wrong but you are not carrying onto the Olympics.
Numbers carrying onto jobs without government-supported training stayed the same at 4%for those leaving after GCSEs and 11% after sixth form between 2006 and 2007.