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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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References in classic literature ?
we used to leave the elected lying around loose, and let anybody cord them up and cart them off that wanted to.
On the other hand, if you do specifically undertake to leave any or all of the plants, then they should stay - unless you can get your buyer's blessing for you to dig a few of them up and cart them off.
It makes comments such as Richard Keys' and Andy Gray's look like a debate in the General Assembly and any sane civilian who stumbles into the midst of it all must wonder when the men in white coats are going to cart them off to the nearest bin.
But within days of the issue being raised with West Lancashire District Council, workmen were dispatched to dig up the help points and cart them off.
So Captain Lazy and his Can't Really Be Bothered Patrol win again and get to cart them off to some doomed place in the spare room or the garage marked in bold pen as 'car boot'.
Officers diffused violent confrontations but often they had to wrestle youths to the ground and cart them off in the back of patrol cars.
Okay, so they're producing a supercard which will fend off thieves and cart them off to jail as soon as you can say "drinklink".
It makes it easier for paralytic idiots to shove glasses in each other's faces, knowing that the paramedics are on hand to scrape the casualties onto stretchers and cart them off to a field hospital.
We said surely it is going to be stressful to remove the deer in a big lorry and cart them off somewhere from where they lived all their lives, and they agreed with that," he said.
IMAGINE a law that allows strangers to approach young children with offers of money and cigarettes and cart them off in vans for medical testing - or medical scams - without their parents' consent or knowledge.