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cart away

To remove someone or something from a particular place or area, especially because it is a nuisance or is going to be discarded. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cart" and "away." The police carted the burglar away after they caught him fleeing the scene of the crime. I'm going to have someone from Records come and cart away all these old files.
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Charge them in court but don't cart them away like criminals.
Their mother was then seen rushing in the frame to cart them away.
If the other commission members acted up, she could cart them away in her famous LTC promotional bus and dump them at a rest stop in the desert somewhere.
A couple of weeks ago Ruth Kaminski, Leicester's recycling guru, was in the Leicester Notebook making a pitch for your old sofas, overstuffed chairs and box springs - she had found a company that would cart them away at a minimal cost and presumably find another home for them.
And, surely enough, the police arrived to cart them away in handcuffs.
THIEVES took swimming pools valued at pounds 10,000 from a Coventry warehouse - and probably used an HGV to cart them away.
If heterosexuals behaved in like manner, the men in the white coats would cart them away to the funny farm.