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cart off

To remove someone or something from a particular place or area, especially roughly or dismissively, typically because it is a nuisance or is going to be discarded. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cart" and "off." The police carted off the burglar after they caught him fleeing the scene of the crime. I don't need half the junk that's in my new office, so I'm going to ask one of the cleaning guys to cart it all off.
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cart someone or something off

to take or haul someone or something away. (When used with someone the person is treated like an object.) The police came and carted her off. Let's cart off these boxes.
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cart off

Also, cart away. Transport or remove in an unceremonious way, as in The police carted them all off to jail, or We'll call the town to cart away this trash. This term owes its meaning to cart, a humble conveyance compared to a carriage. [Second half of 1800s]
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It's just another day at the factory, with her arguing with Sally and the rest of the workforce scoffing cream cakes, when in walks DS Redfern and his sidekick, who read her rights and cart her off to the station.
Hysterical, stupid and childish, after a while you start to suspect that she's not taking her medication and long for the men in white coats to cart her off.
It is unbelievable that a balloon could break free from its moorings to wrap itself round a young girl's legs and cart her off.
Claire eventually goes berserk under the strain, so her husband (Aidan Quinn) and her shrink (Stephen Rea) cart her off to the nearest padded cell.
Allison Ramage says officers accused her of abducting little Robert and threatened to cart her off in handcuffs.
Then he would cart her off and make love on their water bed.